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OAU expels nine, suspends 19 students for cultism, malpractices, others



As it has always been in the rules and regulations of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, the authorities of the school have expelled 9 students of the university and suspended 18 others for various offences committed by them.

It was gathered that the authority of the prestigious university have taken vital steps toward the eradication of cultism and malpractices by expelling 9 students and suspending 18 students for the crime of engaging in cultism and malpractices.

The university, in a statement announcing the expulsion and suspension on Wednesday, March 18, said the punishments ranged from two semesters suspension to outright expulsion, adding that they were suspended after they faced the disciplinary committee of the school.

According to the statement: “The general public is hereby notified that the students whose photographs and names appear below were found culpable of various offences which centred on the breach of their matriculation oath and were appropriately sanctioned by the university management.”

Those suspended were two ladies who were accused of examination malpractice and alteration of marks and 26 men who were accused of offences ranging from belonging to an unlawful society, impersonation during the examination, examination malpractices and alteration of marks.

Eight of the students were suspended for belonging to unlawful societies, nine were suspended for examination malpractices, while 10 were expelled for the unlawful alteration of marks.

Two of the students were from Arts and Social Science Education, four are from the English department, two from Foreign Languages, two from Pharmacy, five from Computer Science and Engineering

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