Kogi var­sity ex­pels 68 stu­dents

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The Kogi State Univer­sity, Ayangba, has ex­pelled 68 stu­dents for ex­am­i­na­tion mal­prac­tice and poor aca­demic per­for­mance, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment.

The state­ment, is­sued by the Reg­is­trar of the univer­sity, Dr Yakubu Abubakar in Lokoja yes­ter­day, said 19 of the af­fected stu­dents were ex­pelled for var­i­ous ex­am­i­na­tion of­fences while 49 oth­ers were with­drawn for poor aca­demic per­for­mance.

Abubakar noted that some stu­dents also had their ad­mis­sion with­drawn for fail­ure to reg­is­ter within the stip­u­lated pe­riod and wrong en­try re­quire­ments. He said the af­fected stu­dents cut across all the fac­ul­ties.

He fur­ther stated that Prof. Mo­hammed Ab­dulka­dir has been ap­pointed the new Vice Chan­cel­lor of the univer­sity to take over from Prof. Has­san Isah, whose ten­ure ex­pired on Oct. 12.

He added that Ab­dulka­dir, was un­til his ap­point­ment, a pro­fes­sor of Eco­nomic His­tory at the Bayero Univer­sity, Kano.

The reg­is­trar said while tak­ing over from his pre­de­ces­sor, the new vice chan­cel­lor promised to run an in­clu­sive and con­sul­ta­tive ad­min­is­tra­tion and ap­pealed to stake­hold­ers to work with him in mov­ing the school for­ward. ( NAN)

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