The Tutorial Board of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja has permitted the expulsion of 4 college students over points bordering on examination misconduct and different social vices.
The directive to expel the scholars was contained in a press release issued to DAILY POST by the establishment’s Head of Public Relations and Protocol Unit, Uredo Omale on Thursday
The expulsion of the scholars in keeping with the assertion was a part of far-reaching selections made on the Board’s assembly held on the establishment’s Essential Campus in Lokoja.
The scholars expelled for examination malpractice embody Aliu Abdulrahman, an ND I pupil of Science and Laboratory Expertise (2019/ND/SLT/216), Shaibu Danjuma (HND I), Graphic Division (2018/HND/IDD/011) and Hadiza Abubakar (2018/HND/CPS/183), an HND II pupil of Pc Science Division.
One other pupil, Abudulmalik Wahab of the Mechanical Engineering Division (2018/ND/ME/043 was additionally expelled and with an added clause of by no means to be provided admission into the establishment, for being in possession of a harmful weapon and proof of involvement in cultism.
Durojaiye Helen Taiye, an HND II pupil of Industrial Design (2018/HND/IDD/007) was discovered with extraneous supplies not associated to the actual examination inscribed on her palms and was rusticated for one semester.
The Board, Chaired by the Rector, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usman, additionally permitted the First Semester outcome for the 2019/2020 Tutorial Session.
The Rector, who appreciated the committees on examination misconduct for the thorough job accomplished, mentioned the Polytechnic wouldn’t condone any act able to bringing it to disrepute.
He appealed to college students to at all times be on the facet of the legislation.
He additionally expressed satisfaction with the profitable finish of the Pc Primarily based Examinations for Common Research Programs simply as he recommended the committee on E-Examination for a job properly accomplished.
Dr Usman additional defined that the postponement of the SUG Elections, College students’ Week and NAKOSS elections until the following session was a part of plans to make sure ample safety of lives and properties on campus.