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Kwara, Kano varsities expel 204 students for misconduct

The Kwara State University acting Director, University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, announced the expulsion of 175 students in a statement on Monday night.
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The Kwara State University, Malete has expelled 175 students for various offences.

This was as the Bayero University Kano expelled 29 students for their involvement in examination misconduct.

The BUK also rusticated three students and warned 15 others.

The Kwara State University acting Director, University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, announced the expulsion of 175 students in a statement on Monday night.

Aliyu explained that the expelled students were penalised for offences ranging from examination malpractice, theft, using fake results to gain admission, assault, fraud, belonging to unregistered associations and illegal possession of firearms.

He said, “This is to bring to the notice of the public that the following 175 students have been expelled from the Kwara State University, Malete, for various offences.

“The approval of the expulsion followed the recommendations of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee, which held sittings between October 2021 and March 2024.

“The expelled students were penalised for offences ranging from examination malpractice, theft, using fake results to gain admission, assault, fraud, belonging to unregistered associations and possession of firearms.

“The management of Kwara State University wishes to reiterate its zero tolerance for all acts of indiscipline, as the institution stands firm on producing graduates who are excellent both in character and in learning.”

Similarly, BUK, in its official News Bulletin dated July 5, 2024, a copy of which was made available to The Punch on Tuesday, said it expelled 29 students and rusticated three others.

According to the bulletin signed by the university’s acting Director, Directorate of Examinations, Admission and Records, Aminu  Kurawa, the decision was taken during the 413th meeting of the university’s Senate held on July 3, 2024.

“Bayero University Kano Senate at its 413th meeting held on 3rd July 2024, expelled 29 students, rusticated three and warned 15 others for being found involved in examination misconduct,” the bulletin read.

Kurawa explained that the decision was in accordance with General Examinations and Academic Regulations; and of General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies.

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