The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa in Nasarawa State has expelled 51 students for examination malpractice during the 2019/2020 academic session.
Malam Uba Mana, the polytechnic’s Director of Information, Publicity and Protocol said it in a statement released on Wednesday that the affected students were expelled following approval by the academic board of the institution.
He further said in his statement that “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 both Higher National Diploma and National Diploma in Engineering courses, Accounting, Science Lab Tech, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication among others,” he said.
Mana 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.
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.