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FUTA suspends 6 students over bullying

The management of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, has suspended six students for bullying a female student. The students were said to have carried…

The management of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, has suspended six students for bullying a female student.

The students were said to have carried out the act in one of the female hostels located off campus.

In a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the school, Mr Adegbenro Adebanjo, the management said ‘‘following the ugly incidence of bullying of a female student by some students’ and as a  result of preliminary investigation the following students have been placed on indefinite suspension with effect from 17/11/19. They are; Popoola Olaniyi Agboola IDD/ (300L) Oluwadare Faith Tobiloba, FST (200L), Nandi Yohanna Jessica, IPE/ (200L), Ajuwon Tolani Emmanuella, FAT/(100L), Emmanuel Funmilayo Taiwo, FAT/(100L) and Alao Olabimpe Cecilia, CSP/100 L.

“As a consequence of their suspension they are precluded from all academic and related activities indefinitely and barred from the university and its precincts forthwith.

“At the conclusion of the on-going investigations the full weight of the law of the university, as contained in the handbooks and oath of Matriculation which all students are made to sign and subscribe to, will be visited on those found culpable. The university will not tolerate any form of indiscipline or breach of university regulations”, the university added.

The management further stated that the victim is receiving medical treatment and counselling courtesy of the university.

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