The Rector of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) Muhadjir Effendy said, GenRe program that was considered by BKKBN fitted to the UMM stipulated rule. According to him, ‘no drug, no free sex, and preventing HIV/AIDS’ program was fitted to UMM restriction slogan.
“UMM students have four restrictions; the prohibition to get closer to drug and Napza, free sex, no crime, and no violence. If they break them, the punishment is quite hard that is sent home to their parents,” said the Rector assertively in the opening of National Jamboree for Information and Consultation Center (PIK) students of Muhammadiyah University around Indonesia at UMM on Friday (7/6).
The jamboree was followed by 335 students from 30 provinces. They were the delegations from Muhammadiyah Higher Education (PTM) and Muhammadiyah Student Organization (IMM). The Chairman of Central BKKBN Dr. dr. Sugiri Syarif stated, UMM was chosen for the host of jamboree due to most PIK were existed at PTM and UMM was the biggest among others in Indonesia.
“These sorts of agenda will be held routine. It is expected, the other campuses will apply as the host in order to be big like UMM,” said Sugiri.
In his speech Sugiri pointed out, number of sex before marriage was done by adolescent in the age of 16-24 year-old in Indonesia was high. It was really fearful because they did not well-known on the risk of contaminate disease even the dangerous of HIV/AIDS. “Through GenRe program for students, we do hope the students will be the cutting edge of adolescent movement who are aware of free sex, HIV/AIDS, and drug dangerous itself,” declared Sugiri.
The jamboree lasted for 4 days up to Monday (7/9). The event was followed by PIK activist from several campuses. They were supervised by their own advisors. In addition, the event was centered at UMM Dome while to spend their nights, the place is located in UMM Rusunawa I. “Beside it was programmed for serious competition, the range of agenda is also completed with fun activity to build participants’ togetherness,” said the Chief of Committee Atok Miftahul Huda.
Meanwhile, in the opening ceremony, the delegation from each region performed their traditional dance. Ten groups were in the show and the traditional dances were from Papua, Sulawesi, and Madura. The show impressed the Chairman of BKKBN and the Rector. Furthermore, BKKBN march which was sung by PSM FK UMM also attracted an appreciation from the audiences. (uci/nas/t_vik)