Exam Misconduct: Kogi Poly Expels 27 Students

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The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, on Tuesday, considered reports of various committees and consequently approved the expulsion of 27 students for offenses bordering on examination misconduct.

Among the students expelled was Adeyemi Michael Seun, with Matric Number 2019/ND/ARC/011 from the Department of Architectural Technology, who was found in possession of a text book relevant to the examination in question.

The duo of Mr. Mohammed Iliasu Maikudi from Public Administration Department with Matric Number 2018/HND/PAD/769 and Kadiri Samson (2017/ND/OTM/034), from the Department of Office Technology and Management,
were also expelled for hiring mercenaries to write examinations for them.

The Board is in the process of withdrawing certificates of their accomplices; Mr. Oladimeji Emmanuel and Mr. Ekeono Oluwaseyi, who are former students of the institution for unworthy actions that portrayed the Polytechnic in bad light.

24 other students expelled were from the School of Management Studies with varied offenses related to examination malpractices.

Details of the affected students including the three mentioned above are as follows:

  1. Ibikunle Abike Abiodun – 2019/ND/BUS/1014
  2. Dauda Lukman – 2019/ND/BUS/1114.
  3. Toluhi Petra Ayoola – 2019/ND/LIS/067
  4. Friday Anose – 2019/ND/ACCT/969
  5. Usman Awwal – 2018/ND/ACCT/334
  6. Ibrahim Iko-Ojo – 2019/ND/BUS/864
  7. Yahaya Husseini – 2019/ND/BUS/947
  8. Yakubu Aliyu – 2019/ND/BUS/1089
  9. Moses Abimiku – 2019/ND/BUS/1296
  10. Joel Emmanuel Olorunfemi – 2019/ND/BUS/921
  11. Mohammed Abdulateef – 2019/ND/BUS/849
  12. Olowo Segun Victor – 2019/ND/BUS/342
  13. Kate Audu – 2019/HND/BUS/667
  14. Odubo Williams – 2019/ND/LIS/259
  15. Ndanani Mohammed – 2019/ND/LIS/014
  16. Agada Abraham Ojochogwu – 2018/HND/LIS/043
  17. Salifu Nana Veronica – 2019/ND/OTM/649
  18. Momoh Micheal – 2019/ND/OTM/688
  19. John Solomon – 2019/ND/PAD/731
  20. Alhassan Mohammed – 2019/ND/PAD/536
  21. Anjorin Samuel Juwon – 2019/ND/PAD/749
  22. Achimi Kabiru – 2019/ND/PAD/1415
  23. Lawal Hamzat – 2018/ND/PAD/907
  24. Haruna Victor – 2019/ND/PAD/1365
  25. Adeyemi Micheal Seun – 2019/ND/ARC/011
  26. Mohammed Iliasu Maikudi – 2018/HND/PAD/769
  27. Kadiri Samson – 2017/ND/OTM/034

The Board also considered the recommendations of the Academic Board Results Verification Committee and approved supplementary results of 3, 262 students for the 2018/2019 session.

The Board also approved offer from the Federal University, Lokoja (FUL) to establish its study centre in the Polytechnic, for the purpose of running programmes such as; Top-up, Conversion and Post-Graduate programmes.

While commending members of the Academic Board for the support so far, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usman, restated management’s commitment to upholding the dignity of the Polytechnic through strict adherence to rules.

The Rector admonished students to be law abiding as no stone would be left unturned to ensure absolute law and order in and around the campuses of Kogi State Polytechnic.

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