Reports have emerged that over 700 students of the Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri, Imo State, have been expelled in the last 12 months for examination misconduct. Daily Post report.
Speaking at a briefing, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Aloysius Ukachukwu Awuzie disclosed that a panel on disciplinary matters involving staff had also been set up.
The VC said the university had embarked on the procurement of pews to ensure that no student is forced to receive lectures standing and that examination halls were not crowded.
Prof. Awuzie disclosed that the institution had graduated about 150 medical doctors from its college of medicine in the last two years, while another 70 are expected to graduate before the end of March.
“The advent of the seventh governing council has brought in its wake the commencement of the process for the ethical and moral rebirth within the university community and the process for a comprehensive intellectual values re-engineering among staff and student”, Awuzie concluded.