Impact of truancy among undergraduate student of imo state University

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Impact of truancy among undergraduate student of imo state University

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this research is to find out the Impact of truancy among undergraduate student of imo state University. The study is limited to Imo state University . Personal interview as conducted with lecturers  and students. About 150 students and 15 lecturers  were interviewed. Five hypotheses are stated in this research two of them are rejected while three are accepted. The hypothesis stated are: (1) There is no significant relationship between the attitude of truants and non-truants to schooling (2) There is no significant relationship between the academic performance of truants and non-truants (3) There is no significant relationship between influence of gender on truants and non-truants. (4) there is no significant relationship between the parents of truants and non-truants. (5) There is no significant relationship between influence of lecturers  on truants and non-truants. Recommendations are made at the end of the research. These could be useful in eradicating truancy among undergraduate  students of imo  state.