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15 Abuja varsity final-year students, 31 others expelled for misconduct


The Senate of the University of Abuja has expelled no fewer than 46 students said to have breached their matriculation oaths by engaging in various acts of misconduct.

The university’s Head, Information and University Relations, Dr Habib Yakoob, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘University of Abuja expels 46 students over acts of misconduct.’

He disclosed that while 15 of the students were in their 400-Level; 20 were in 300-Level; eight in 200 Level and three in 100-Level.

He said the decision to expel the students was reached at a meeting of the Senate held on Thursday.

He said the meeting received recommendations of the students disciplinary committee and awarded due punishments to the affected students.

The statement read in part, “Five other students were rusticated for one semester; the cases of three others involved in sundry offences would be retried, while seven accused persons were exonerated, discharged and acquitted.”

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