KWASU expels 175 students for malpractice, forgery, other offenses

By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin

The Kwara State University (KWASU) has expelled 175 students for a range of offenses, including examination malpractice, theft, admission fraud, assault, fraud, membership in unregistered associations, and possession of firearms.

This decision was announced recently in a statement by the institution’s Acting Director of University Relations, Dr. Saeedat Aliyu.

The statement, released in the state capital of Ilorin, confirmed that the expulsions were based on recommendations from the Students’ Disciplinary Committee (SDC), which conducted hearings from October 2021 to March 2024.

“This is to bring to the notice of the public that the following 175 students have been expelled from Kwara State University, Malete, for various offenses,” the statement read.

The university emphasized its zero-tolerance policy towards indiscipline, reaffirming its commitment to producing graduates who excel both in character and academics.

“The expelled students were penalized for offenses ranging from examination malpractice, theft, using fake results to gain admission, assault, fraud, belonging to unregistered associations, and possession of firearms,” the statement added.

The university reiterated its firm stance on maintaining high standards of conduct and discipline within the institution.

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