UNILORIN Rusticates, Expels 19 Students

By Alice Etuka, Abuja

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has rusticated and expelled 19 students, including six final-year students of the institution, for their alleged involvement in various offences.

Director, Corporate Affairs of UNILORIN, Mr Kunle Akogun disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday, April 1, 2024.

Akogun said, the approval of expulsion/rustication of the affected students by the Vice Chancellor, Mr Wahab Egbewole was in line with recommendations of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee at its 220th/221st meeting.

He informed that the affected students were penalised for offences ranging from misconduct, theft, examination malpractice, hostel bed-space racketeering and extortion, beating a fellow student, admission racketeering, extortion, and assault.

He added that penalties for the offences committed by the students included rustication for either one semester or one academic session, including outright expulsion.

“The affected students were in various academic levels such as 100, 200, 300, and 400 Levels,” he said.

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