UNILORIN expels 6 final year students, 13 others for numerous misconduct

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Kwara State, has expelled and rusticated 19 students, six of them are final-year students, for suspected involvement in various infractions.

On Monday, the University’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, issued a press statement revealing this.

At its 220th/221st meeting, the Students’ Disciplinary Committee recommended that the Vice Chancellor, Prof Wahab Egbewole, SAN, approve the affected students’ expulsion/rustication.

According to the statement, the students were charged with a variety of offences, including misconduct, theft, test 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.