Kogi varsity expels 68 students
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Lokoja yesterday, said 19 of the affected students were expelled for various examination offences while 49 others were withdrawn for poor academic performance.
Abubakar noted that some students also had their admission withdrawn for failure to register within the stipulated period and wrong entry requirements.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)