The Nasarawa State College of Education, Akwanga in the Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has expelled no fewer than twenty-three students over alleged examination malpractice.
The school management revealed in a publication on Tuesday that the students had cheated during the college’s first semester examinations of the 2020/2021 session.
Naija News understands that the drastic decision was taken against the students following a meeting by the academic board of the institution on 6th January 2022.
The school board noted that its declaration was in line with section 20.0 of the Students Information Handbook.
The affected students were revealed as: Ajowu Samson Ochoche, Karya Cosmos Ichivirter, Waziri Zalaini Muh’d, Aliyu Rabi’u Dogo, Peter ThankGod Manga, Kabiru Usman Omaku, Likita Ezekiel Ozigi, Jonah Bitrus Agu, Abubakar Abdulmajid Aliyu.
Others are, Moh’d Sanusi Hassana, Maikoto Bala, Danjuma Dorathy, Jacob Gloria Alkali, Jacob Happy, Abdul’Aziz Ibrahim, Moh’d Sabo Jibrin, Hassan Yunusa, Mallu Moses, Peter Fidelis Danjuma, Danjuma Jamila, Mohammed Ibrahim, Yahaya Zuwaira and Abubakar Auwal Garba.
According to the Punch, the college’s Public Relations Officer, Mustapha Ibrahim, had said that the students were sent packing by a committee set up by the institution’s academy board after they were found guilty of the crimes.
He said, “All the students appeared before the Examination Malpractices Committee which was set up by the school’s Academic Board for the 2020/2021 first semester examination and after they were found guilty of the offences, they were expelled in line with the guidelines in the Students’ Information Handbook.
“The students were told to hand over their identity cards and any other college property in their possession to the Chief Security Officer and vacate the college premises with immediate effect.”
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