Abuja varsity expels 46 students over alleged misconduct

Abuja varsity expels 46 students over alleged misconduct

No fewer than 46 students of the University of Abuja have reportedly been expelled by the institution's board for breaching their matriculation oaths through acts of misconduct.

Head of Information and University Relations for the Institution, Dr Habib Yakoob revealed this on Sunday in a statement titled, 'University of Abuja expels 46 students over acts of misconduct.'

Yakoob disclosed that while 15 of the students were in their 400-Level; 20 were in 300-Level; eight in 200 Level and three in 100-Level.

He said the decision to expel the students was reached at a meeting of the Senate which held on Thursday.

The institution spokesman further stated that the meeting received recommendations from the students' disciplinary committee and awarded due punishments to the affected students.

The statement read in part:

"Five other students 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," The PUNCH reports.