Auchi Poly Expels 18, Suspend 62 Students Over Misconducts
The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo state has announced the expulsion of 18 students and suspension of 62 over various misconducts in the 2016/2017 academic session.
The Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Sanusi Jimah made the announcement during the 36th matriculation ceremony of the 2017/2018 students in Auchi.
Jimah said that the polytechnic would not tolerate any social vices adding that the school management would not hesitate to sanction any student found wanting.
He said, “students who present fake credentials to gain admission will not be comfortable here.
“All the credentials you presented during the registration process will be verified.
“If the credentials are found to be fake, the penalty is expulsion from the Polytechnic.’’
The Rector, therefore, advised the new students to shun cultism, violence, examination malpractice and other vices.
Auchi Poly to become a university soon
The bill seeking the upgrade of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi to a university in the House of Representatives has passed the second reading on Thursday, March 8, 2018.
According to the sponsor of the bill, Rep. Johnson Oghuma (Edo-APC), the bill would reduce the number of prospective undergraduates in Nigeria.
The lawmaker added that the bill would also achieve global standards where polytechnics were being converted to universities to bridge the gap and harmonize standards of tertiary education.