The Enugu State University of Science and Technology, (Esut) on Friday, 22nd February 2013 announced the expulsion of 107 students who are at various stage of their study in the University has alleged engaged in certificate forgery.
The 107 expelled students who gained Direct Entry admission were found to have forged the OND certificates they presented to the University during their admission clearance.
The Vice Chancellor of Enugu State University, ESUT, Professor Cyprian Onyeji, who break this News during the 32nd Matriculation Ceremony of the University held at Agbani, stated that the Senate of the University approved the expulsion of the affected students at its 238th Regular meeting which was held some days ago.
The Vice Chancellor Warn the fresh students to steer clear of any form of examination malpractice or their fate will not be different, Prof. Onyeji also recalled that in the last one year, the University Senate had applied varied degrees of sanctions to up to 150 students for their involvements in examination malpractice.
The Vice Chancellor disclosed that ESUT is currently capturing biometric data of all her students to stem the incidence of impersonation during examinations, he said starting from the new academic session, every student would be required to undergo biometric identification in the examination halls.
Prof. Onyeji also announced that the Enugu State University scholarships awaits students who make Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 and said the measure was to encourage academic excellence among the students.
He also stressed that a total of 4,200 candidates where admitted into the various programmes offered by the university for the 2012/2013 academic session.
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