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UNIPORT expels six students, suspends seven workers


​The Senate of the University of Port Harcourt, on Tuesday , announced the expulsion of six students of the institution for various offences .

An official bulletin of the university stated that the offences included examination malpractice and incitement .


According to the bulletin, the decision to expel the students was taken at the 432 nd Senate Meeting of the university held on Thursday .

It further disclosed that a male postgraduate student of the Department of Educational Management was rusticated for allegedly damaging the image of the university.

“ The student was also rusticated for incitement against a staff for enforcing the no – hawking policy of the institution .

“ Senate also approved the expulsion of a female student of the College of Health Sciences, who having previously failed – out from her Bachelor of Medicine ( MBBS ) programme, inexplicably continued her study .

“ Staff suspected to have been complicit in the scam are being questioned by the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee to ascertain their level of culpability , ” the bulletin read in part .

It stated that four students in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences were expelled for examination malpractice during the university’ s 2015 /2016 second semester examination.

Also , seven members of staff of the university were suspended indefinitely over their alleged involvement in pulling down a building under construction in the university campus .

“ The suspended officers have already been placed on half pay which shall last throughout the period of their interdiction , ” it stated .

( NAN)

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