The management of Yaba College of Technology(Yabatech), Lagos has reportedly expelled 19 students of the institution over various offenses relating to examination malpractices.
The affected students cut across both full-time and part-time programmes and belong to various departments within the school.
According to DailyPost, in three different circulars published yesterday in the school, the students were said to have committed the offences during the second semester examinations in the 2016/2017 academic session.
All the circulars were signed by the Deputy Registrar, Academics, Mrs M.O. Osidipe and dated 27th June.
The circulars indicated that the Academic Board of the institution took the decision on behalf of the management at its meetings variously held on 28th May, 30th May, and 7th June respectively.
In one of the lists with Reference Number AD/ACAD/8/Vol. 5/06, the names of the listed students include Helen Kelechi Amogu, Damilola Esther Oduntan, Usen Ndifreke Bassey, and Korede Morufat Oladejo.
While Ms Amogu is a part-time National Diploma (ND) II student in the Department of Mass Communications, the other three belong to the Department of Business Administration. Both Ms Oduntan and Mr Bassey are ND I students while Ms Oladejo is an ND III student.
Another list with Reference Number AD/ACAD/8/Vol. 5/07 included eight names.
The expelled students listed there are Abidemi Ayejafor, Ibrahim Fashola, Balikis Adetutu Subair, Ridwan Ayinde Razak, Adetola Adeshina, Bright Christian Okere, David Agary and Abiodun Austine Sholaja.
Both Mr Ayejafor and Mr Fashola are full-time Higher National Diploma (HND) II students in the Department of Computer Science.
For Ms Subair and Mr Rasak, they belong to the Department of Science and Laboratory Technology as part-time ND II students.