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May 20, 2024

Gusau Federal Varsity expels 7 students, rusticates 6 over various offences

From Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau

The Federal University Gusau has announced the expulsion and rustication of 13 students for commiting various offences ranging from stealing, burglary, assault, peddling of unverified information on social media and exam malpractices.

In a statement by the Information Officer of the University, Malam Umar Usman, the offences been committed by the shortlisted students have contravened the provisions of Section A item (xxv) page 62, page 68 item (iv) on Regulations Governing the conducts of students, and Section L page 69-73 item (i-xxv) of the students handbook.

The statement further noted that, “The Management of the University has during its 82nd meeting held on 5th July, 2023 considered the report and  recommendations forwarded to it by the Students’ Disciplinary Committee (SDC) and expelled seven students and rusticated six for gross misconducts.

“The affected students were proven to have engaged in various offences that contravened the laws and regulations governing the conducts of students in the University”, it added.

According to it, the expulsions and rustications were conveyed on 7th July, 2023 by the University’s Ag. Academic Secretary, Malam Mu’awiyya Bello on behalf of the Registrar, Malam Yakubu Audu Anivbassa.

The dismissed students were Daniel Ibeh Mayowa, Habibu Abdul, Abdulsalam Abubakar, Faruk Alayande Olamilekam, Iortim Philemon Vasue,  Abubakar M. Usman, James Joseph, while those to remain suspended for the periods of one to two semesters included, Emmanuel Chibuzor Ejikeme, Idowu Ojo Oni, Khadija Abdulrahman Bala, Sadiya Sani Garba, Balkisu Bello and Ibrahim Mu’azu Lawal.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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