UNILORIN expels 14 for examination malpractices, others


The management of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, has expelled 14 students over alleged misconduct and involvement in examination malpractices.

The university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

The names of nine of the expelled students were published in the weekly bulletin of the university which was released by the Information Unit of the University’s Directorate of Corporate Affairs on Monday.

“The Vice Chancellor’s approval of their expulsion was sequel to the recommendations of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee at its 219th meeting held on Wednesday and Thursday, January 10 and 11, 2024 respectively,” the bulletin read.

Among those expelled were seven final-year students in various departments of the school while the rest two students were in the 300 and 100 levels respectively.

The expelled students included Lateef Lukman Olayemi, a 500-level Agriculture/Aquaculture and Fisheries student with Matric No:17/10AB029, Kuranga Abdulmuiz Olalekan, Agriculture/Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, a 500-level student with Matric No:17/10AC462 and Ogundijo Abdulmalik Akinkunmi, a final year student of CIS/Library and Information Science department with Matric No:20/52HJ070

The rest were Ashekun Oladiji Quadri a final year student in the department of CIS/Telecommunication Science Matric No:18/52HP025, Musa Mohammed Asus of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology/Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Matric No:16/30GC073 in 500 level, Ahmed Saddam Opeyemi of Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering with Matric No:18/30GN082 in 500 Level: 500 and Ayinla JamiuOlaitan of the Faculty of Life Science and a 400 level student of the department of Zoology with Matric No:17/55EK068.

The others were Eqwudah Lucky Ojonumba of the Faculty of Education, department of Education /Adult and Primary Education Studies with Matric No:19/ 25PK049 and in 300 level as well as a 100 Level Student, Adebisi Janet Bosede, Faculty of: Arts, Linguistics and Nigerian Languages department with Matric No:21/15CB024 Level:100.