By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA-NO fewer than 46 college students of the University of Abuja have been expelled by its Senate over their alleged involvement in numerous acts of misconduct.
An announcement, Sunday,by Dr Habib Yakoob,Head, Information and University Relations,stated the actions of the scholars have been “in breach of their sworn matriculation oath.”
Five different college students,the assertion stated, “were rusticated for one semester, the cases of three others involved in sundry offences would be retried, while seven accused persons were exonerated, discharged and acquitted.”
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“Senate at its 175th Regular Meeting held on Thursday 27th May 2021, considered the report and recommendations of the Students Disciplinary Committee, and after due diligence, approved the expulsion, rustication, retrial and exoneration of the affected students,”it defined.
It learn additional:”The expelled college students minimize throughout a number of departments. While 15 of the scholars have been of their 400 degree; 20 have been in 300 degree; eight, 200 degree; and three, 100 degree.
” The affected college students have been directed to handover any University property of their possession, together with identification card, to their heads of division and unit. They have additionally been suggested to vacate the campus instantly.
“The University authority wishes to restate its unwavering determination to protect its values, and strongly warns students to respect and uphold their matriculation oath as they would be held accountable whenever they breach it.”