By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo
Authorities of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) has expelled over 20 students for various offences.
Vice chancellor, Prof Eno Ibanga, told newsmen at Ikot Akpaden in Mkapt Enin local government area of the state on Saturday that the students were expelled for various offences ranging from phone theft to grievous harm, among others.
Ibanga noted that due process was followed before the students were expelled.
He explained that the Students’ Disciplinary Committee was set up by the university to ensure that students who had committed various offences were dealt with.
“If you have an issue and your case is sent to Students’ Disciplinary Committee and we have students’ information handbook that tells you the dos and don’ts in the university.
“We don’t want to encourage truancy, and misbehavior, when you commit an offence, we send you there and then if you are found culpable, and you will be expelled from the institution.
According to the vice chancellor, we don’t just wake up and expel somebody; you must follow due process before anybody is expelled.
The vice chancellor also added that the institution had zero tolerance for cultism.