Dauda Musbau reports,

The English and Literary Studies Students’ Association Of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto has on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 orientated the newly admitted students of the department.

The programme which was held at the PTF Hall, UDUS mian campus began at exactly 10 o’clock in the morning and had in attendance: Prof. Sheu Sidi, Dean Faculty of Arts, Dr. Abubakar Alkali, Head of English Department, Dr Sajo Aliyu, Examination officer, and Dr Balkisu Kigo, Staff Adviser.

While advising the entire students at the programme on how to sail through in their academic pursuits, Prof. Sheu Sidi gave them the reading tips and advised them not to waste their time all in the name of reading.

“Even if it is one hour reading, let it be productive,” he advised.

In her vote of thanks, Dr Balkisu Kigo, the Association’s Staff Advicer encouraged the students to take their academics serious and do away from anything that could implicate them.

In an interview with the President of the association, Mr. IBRAHIM, Mubarak, a 400 level student of English language, appreciated all the distinguished lecturers from the department of English and Literary Studies for their supports towards the success of the programme.

Speaking on the turnout of the students, Mr. Mubarak said, “Sincerely, the programme indeed witnessed a high turnout of 100-level students of ELSSA, but less turnout of other levels.”

He stressed further that, ELSSA Students should be ready to see this current administration as a new era, renewed hope, and a time of transformation.

“They should be ready to participate actively in any of the Association’s Programme,” he encouraged.

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