The academic board of Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa has approved the expulsion of 51 students for examination malpractice during the 2019/2020 academic session.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the polytechnic’s Director of Information, Publicity and Protocol, Malam Uba Mana.
According to the statement, “the affected students were expelled on the ground of various offences of examination misconduct that involved both full time and part time students.
“The students expelled are from the Higher National Diploma and National Diploma in Engineering courses, Accounting, Science Lab Tech, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication among others.”
The statement also said that the Rector of the institution, Dr Abdullahi Ahmed has directed the expelled students to handover all documents belonging to the polytechnic to their departmental heads.
Furthermore, the rector enjoined all students of the polytechnic to shun examination malpractice and other social vices, to strengthen the growth and development of the institution.