June 8, 2023

The College of Education, Akwanga, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday expelled 23 students for engaging in examination malpractices.

The decision was made by the academic board of the institution during an emergency meeting held on January 6, 2022, in line with section 20.0 of the Students Information handbook.

The affected students include Ajowu Ochoche, Karya Ichivirter, Waziri Muh’d, Aliyu Dogo, Peter Manga, Kabiru Omaku, Likita Ozigi, Jonah Agu and Abubakar Aliyu.

Others are Moh’d Hassana, Maikoto Bala, Danjuma Dorathy, Jacob Alkali, Jacob Happy, Abdul’Aziz Ibrahim, Moh’d Jibrin, Hassan Yunusa, Mallu Moses, Peter Danjuma, Danjuma Jamila, Mohammed Ibrahim, Yahaya Zuwaira and Abubakar Garba.

The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mustapha Ibrahim, said the students were expelled based on the recommendation of a committee set up by the institution’s academy board to investigate their involvement in examination malpractices.

Ibrahim said, “All the students appeared before the examination malpractices committee which was set up by the school academic board for the 2020/2021 first semester examination and after they were found guilty of the offences, they were expelled in line with the guidelines in the students’ information hand book.

“The students were told to hand over their identity cards and any other college property in their possession to the Chief Security Officer and vacate the college premises with immediate effect.” He added.

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