The Kogi State University Expels 68 Students For Poor Academic Performance And Exam Malpractice.
The Registrar of Kogi State university, Dr Yakubu Abubakar released a statement today Sunday, Oct. 25, saying that 68 students of Kogi State University, Ayangba, were expelled for examination malpractice and poor academic performance,the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
This was contained in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday by Yakubu Abubakar, the Registrar of the institution, where he informed that 19 of the affected students were expelled for various examination misconduct and 49 others withdrawn for poor academic performance.
The statement revealed further that some students also had their admission withdrawn for not registering within the stipulated period, as well as wrong entry requirements.
While also explaining the take over of Professor Mohammed Abdulkadir as the Vice Chancellor of the institution from Professor Hassan Isah, whose tenure expired recently, the registrar said the affected students cut across all the faculties.
The new vice chancellor, who has since resumed, has promised to run an inclusive and consultative administration as he appealed to stakeholders to join hands with him in moving the school forward.
Meanwhile, there is unrest at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau state, where the lecturers have embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid allowances, among other salient issues between academic staff and the institution’s management.
Abubakar said 19 of the affected students were expelled for various examination misconduct and 49 others withdrawn for poor academic performance.
The Registrar said that some students also had their admission withdrawn for failure to register within the stipulated period and wrong entry requirements. He also revealed that Prof. Mohammed Abdulkadir has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the university to take over from Prof. Hassan Isah, whose tenure expired on October 12.