FUTA suspends six students

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has suspended six students indefinitely following the alleged bullying of a female student.

The students are Popoola Olaniyi Agboola (300 level), Oluwadare Tobiloba (200 level), Nandi Jessica (200 level), Ajuwon Tolani Emmanuella (100 level), Emmanuel Taiwo (100 level) and Alao Cecilia (100 level).

A statement by the university spokesman, Adegbenro Adebanjo, said: “Consequence of their suspension, they are precluded from all academic and related activities indefinitely and barred from the university and its precincts forthwith.

“At the conclusion of the ongoing investigations, the full weight of the law of the university, as contained in the handbooks and oath of matriculation which all students are made to sign and subscribe to, will be visited on those found culpable.”

The statement added that FUTA would not tolerate any form of indiscipline or breach of regulations.