The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has expelled six students over the bullying of a fellow student. The expelled students 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).
According to Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the institution, Adegbenro Adebanjo, the expulsion is sequel to the recommendation of an investigative panel which probed the incident that took place in an off campus hostel on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
“The expulsion is in line with the position of Page 48 of the 2019/2020 Students Handbook which prescribes expulsion from the University for Students who engage in physical assault or battery on another student outside the university premises.
“As a consequence of their expulsion their studentship of FUTA ceases forthwith with all its rights and privileges.”