No fewer than 100 students were on Sunday expelled by the University of Abuja for engaging in examination malpractices.
The affected students, according to the breakdown confirmed by the school, included 72 undergraduates and 28 postgraduate students.
Briefing newsmen, the institution disclosed that five undergraduate students were rusticated for one academic session, three others rusticated for a semester, while three others had no case and were acquitted.
Dr Habib Yakoob, the institution’s Head of Information and University Relations, affirmed in a statement that the university’s senate, after due diligence, approved the expulsion and rustication of the students.
“Among the undergraduate students expelled, 27 were in 400 Level; 19 in 300 level, 16 in 200 level, two students in 100 level, while five others were in their 5th, 6th, and 7th sessions.
“The breakdown also shows that 47 of the expelled students were from Faculty of Science, 23 from Faculty of Management Sciences, 20 from Faculty of Social Sciences, while 10 others cut across various faculties,” Habib stated.