The Federal University Gusau, in Zamfara State, has expelled seven students and rusticated six for misconduct, contrary to the rules and regulations of the institution.
According to a statement signed by the institution’s spokesman, Umar Usman, the affected students were said to have been caught in many offences that contravened the laws and regulations governing the conducts of students in the university.
“The university’s 82nd meeting that considered the report and recommendations submitted by the Students’ Disciplinary committee, the law is to expel the students”, the statement noted.
The statement noted that the offences committed by the students include Burglary and stealing, assault, circulation of unverified information via social media and examination malpractice.
“The expulsions and rustications were conveyed on July 7, 2023 by the university’s acting Academic Secretary, Mu’awiyya Bello on behalf of the Registrar, Yakubu Audu Anivbassa.”
The names of the expelled students were given as Daniel Ibeh Mayowa of Educational Foundation Department, Habibu Abdul, Microbiology, Abdulsalam, Abubakar, Microbiology, Faruk Alayande Olamilekam, Educational Foundation and Iortim Philemon Vasue of Political Science Department.
Others include Abubakar M. Lawal, Business Administration Department and James Joseph, Business Administration.
The six rusticated students are Emmanuel Chibuzor Ejikeme of Science Education, Two semesters rustication 2019/2020, Idowu Ojo Oni, Educational Foundation, two semesters rustication 2019/2020 and Khadija Abdulrahman Bala Plant Science and Biotech.
Others are Sadiya Sani Garba, Plant Science and Biotech, one semester rustication 2019/2020, Balkisu Bello, Plant Science and Biotech one semester rustication 2019/2020 and Ibrahim Mu’azu Lawal, Political Science, One semester rustication (first, 2021/2022 academic session).
The students were punished for various offences and misconducts ranging from burglary and stealing, assault, circulation of unverified information via social media and examination malpractice.
According to Usman, these are offences that contravened the provisions of Section A, item (xxv), Page 62; Page 68, item (iv) on Regulations Governing the Conducts of students; and Section L, Page 69 – 73, item (i – xxv) of the Students’ Handbook.
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