Unical Expels Two Students, Suspends Three Others, Over Exam Malpractice
The management of the University of Calabar has expelled two students and suspended three others over various forms of examination malpractices.
The expelled students are ThankGod Ibiang Ofem of the Department of Medicine and Surgery, with Matric No: 09/32083 and Asibade, Benjamin, of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, with Matric. No: 13/2415002, with effect from the 2017/2018 academic session.
Three other students who were suspended for one academic session are Iroh Jacinta Adanze, of the Faculty of Law, with Matric. No: 14/1145073, Ndukeobong Cyril Ebok, with Matric. No: 14/24145149 and Ogar Abang Francis, with matric. No: 14/24145034, both of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. Their suspension is for one academic session and effective 2017/2018.
In a related development, Ekong, Ekong Joseph with Matric. No: 14/24145030 also of Radiology and Radiological Sciences department was exonerated from the allegation of examination malpractice.
According to separate letters to the affected students signed by the University Registrar, Mr. Moses Abang, the decision was ratified by the institution's Senate at its 217th meeting after receiving and reviewing the report of its Examination Misconduct Committee.
The suspended students are expected to resume full academic studies in the 2018/2019 session to repeat the year they were suspended, while those expelled are directed to handover all University properties in their possession, including their identity cards, to their respective Heads of Department before leaving the University premises.
Meanwhile, Ekong, Ekong Joseph has been directed to go about his normal academic duties while remaining obedient at all times.
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