The Federal University Gusau in Zamfara State , has rusticated 15 students and expelled two others over examination misconduct , the News Agency of Nigeria reports .
The Vice- Chancellor , Prof . Magaji Garbage , made the disclosure while inspecting ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Gusau on Tuesday .
He said that University Governing Board took the measure to serve as a deterrent to other students who might indulge in examination malpractice .
“ Out of the 17 students that were caught in examination misconduct , only two students did not appear at the Senate meeting for interrogation ; and so , they were expelled .
“ The remaining 15 students were rusticated , which means they will miss one academic session and will resume after serving their punishment .
“ This will serve as a lesson to other students to behave themselves , study well and be of good behaviour , ’’ he said .
The vice chancellor, who serves as JAMB Chief External Examiner for the 2017 UTME in the state , said the examination was going on peacefully and smoothly in all the centres .