UNIABUJA expelled 100 students over exam malpractice (Read Full Details)

University of Abuja has reportedly expelled 100 students by the institution’s Senate for their involvement in examination malpractices.

Habib Yakoob, the university’s Head of Information and Relations, who disclosed this news in Abuja Yesterday. He said the figure comprises 72 undergraduates and 28 postgraduate students.

He further added that three postgraduate students were also rusticated for one academic session.

He explained that the Senate during its 174th regular meeting of November 6, 2019 considered the report and recommendations of the Central Examination Misconduct Committee and took the decisions after due diligence.

The spokesman said that, Among the undergraduate students expelled, 27 were in 400 Level, 19 in 300 Level, 16 in 200 Level, two in 100 Level while five others were in their fifth, sixth, and seventh sessions.

It shows that 47 out of the students that were expelled are from Faculty of Science, 23 from Faculty of Management Sciences, 20 from Faculty of Social Sciences while the remaining 10 from various faculties with the institution.

He disclosed that the affected students had been ordered to handover all of the institution properties in their possession, including their school identity cards, to their various heads of departments and units and they were advised to vacate the school area with immediate effect.

The institution has ensure academic discipline among its staff and students and that those who violate the rules and regulations of the institution would be appropriately disciplined.

However, President Muhammadu Buhari has charged tertiary institutions on employable products.

Speaking during the 31st convocation of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) at the weekend in Ondo State, the president regretted the quality of graduates being churned out yearly, declaring that the development portends disaster for the future and development of the country.

He decried the deficiency in critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and other skills among products of higher institutions of learning.

The president, who was represented by the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Dr. Suleiman Yusuf, urged universities to play more proactive roles in producing competent graduates that could also be job creators.

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