Kwara Poly expels five students

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The authorities of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, have approved the expulsion of five students from the polytechnic for allegedly committing various offences said to be contrary to the matriculation oath they swore to.

A statement by the institution’s Assistant Registrar (Academic Affairs), Mr. AbdulRahman  Muhammad, and made available to journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Monday, said the expulsion of the affected students was sequel to the approval of the report of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee, in accordance with section 14.2 of the Students Regulations.

According to the statement, the affected students  are Imam Murthado Olanrewaju, with Matriculation Number HND/14/AE/FT/019,  who was expelled for alleged assault on a member of staff and alleged disruption of official activities;  and Elebiju Rotimi, with Matriculation Number HND/14/SLT/FT/095, for  alleged theft of clothe and hacking of the owner.

The statement added that Adam AbdulAzeez, T. with Matriculation Number ND/14/QTS/FT/022;  Muhammed Habeeb O., with Matriculation Number ND/14/COM/FT/461;  and Khalid Olamilekan R., with Matriculation Number ND/14/PA/FT/56,  were all expelled for alleged destruction of school property.

It added that  the authorities of the institution had also approved that Olutayo Oluwatobi Elizabeth, with Matriculation Number HND/15/BF/FT/233, be suspended from the polytechnic for one semester (2nd semester 2015/2016 session) for alleged unruly behaviour against a member of the Dress Code Committee, while the result of Toluwaleke Gbenga Adeniyi, with Matriculation Number ND/14/PA/FT/532, be withheld pending his appearance before the students Disciplinary Committee for a case of alleged destruction of polytechnic property.

The statement added that all the affected students  were to vacate the polytechnic campuses and hand over all the school property in their custody to their respective Heads of Department.

Credit: PUNCH