Nassarawa polytechnic expels 59 students for examination malpractice

Students who engaged in examination malpractice have been expelled from the Federal Polytechnic in Nassarawa State.

The Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa, has expelled 59 students for examination malpractices.

The Registrar of the polytechnic, Fati Jimeta, said in an interview in Nassarawa on Saturday that the students were caught during various examinations for the 2011/2012 academic session. She said the management reached the decision to expel the students at a meeting of the Academic Board.

Ms. Jimeta said 18 were full-time students, while 41 were part-time students, adding that the students had been blacklisted by the institution. The registrar warned that any of the students seen within the premises of the polytechnic would be arrested by the security.

Ms. Jimeta urged students to appreciate the huge financial resources that their parents invested in their education and reciprocate through commitment to their studies. She also urged the students to shun acts capable of tarnishing their image and that of the polytechnic.

The registrar said the institution was determined to eradicate examination malpractice among its students.

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