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6 students expelled and 7 workers suspended over misconduct in UNIPORT

The Senate of the University of Port Harcourt has announced the expulsion of six students of the institution for various offenses



University of Port Harcourt

According to the official bulletin of the University of Port-Harcourt made available to Newsmen in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, 6 students have been expelled while 7 workers have also been suspended from the university over misconduct, examination malpractice and incitement.

This decision was made on the 432nd Senate meeting of the university held on Tuesday, and the bulletin also 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.[AdSense-A]

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

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