Kogi poly expels 313 students for poor academic performance


The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has approved the withdrawal of 313 students over poor academic performance in the first semester of 2022/2023 academic session.

The withdrawal followed the consideration of the report of the Academic Board Central Result Verification Committee at the meeting of the Board held on the main campus on June 22, 2023.

A statement on Friday by the head, public relations and protocol unit, Omale Oredo, gave the breakdown of the withdrawal as comprising students from 17 departments and 28 programmes.

Chaired by the rector of the polytechnic, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usman, the board disclosed that the decision was part of the resolve to maintain high academic standards and breed worthy academic ambassadors.

He charged students to make adequate use of the available facilities for learning, just as he charged them to be law-abiding and shun all social vices.

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