KWASU Expels 175 Students For Possession Of Firearms, Forged Results

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The management of the Kwara State University (KWASU) has confirmed the expulsion of 175 students of the institution over fake results and other grievous offences.

This was according to a statement issued by the acting Director, of University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, who said the approval of the expulsion followed the recommendations of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee, SDC, 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 reiterated its zero-tolerance for all acts of indiscipline, stating that the institution stands firm on producing graduates who are excellent both in character and in learning.

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In a similar report, the management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN),  Kwara State, also expelled 19 students after being found guilty of theft, examination malpractices and other acts which violated the school code of conduct in April.

This was announced in a press statement by the Director of Corporate Affairs of the University, Kunle Akogun, on Monday, stating that at least six final-year students of the institution were among the rusticated students.

The press statement added that expulsion was approved by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Wahab Egbewole, SAN, and was recommended by the Students’ Disciplinary Committee at its 220th/221st meeting.

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According to the statement, 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.

It further said that penalties for the offences committed by the students included rustication for either one semester or one academic session, including expulsion.

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

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