A total of 150 students have been expelled by the management of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja for various offences, while one other was sentenced to eight years imprisonment for possession of firearms.
The Rector, Dr. Salisu Usman Ogbo, who disclosed this recently, while speaking at the 28th matriculation ceremony in Lokoja, warned the new students to shun social vices that could undermine the rules and regulation of the school.
He explained that the polytechnic has zero tolerance for all forms of social vices such as cultism, gun-running, examination malpractices, drug abuse, divisive tendencies, cybercrimes, incitement, violence, gangsterism, misuse and destruction of school property, stealing and indecent dressing.
The rector appealed to the matriculants to explore and excel in any virtuous endeavour within the ambience of the institution’s value for academic excellence, creativity and self-reliance.
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