The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki Expels 16 students over Gross Misconduct & Examination Malpractices.
Reports from The TOPS Press Council Correspondence who atttended the SDC meeting (Student’s Disciplinary Committee) held on wednesday, 15th december, 2021 in the rector’s conference room, say total number of 38 student were caught in the act of misconduct and malpractices during first semester Examination of 2020/2021 academic session.
The cases were considered in two aspects: Cases of Gross misconduct and Cases of Examination Malpractices.
(A) CASES OF GROSS- MISCONDUCT: This was considered before the examination malpractices cases.
The committee considered cases of Six(6) students who were caught with the act of gross misconduct during the first semester of 2020/2021 academic session. The first case considered by the committee was the case of Abdul-Rasaq Wasiu Olamilekan(aka Bata Wahala) with the matriculation number 18PPA505 from the department of PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ND2 who was alleged to have caused public nuisance within the premises of the entire institution which eventually truncated the peace of the institution. Indefinite suspension was recommended and approved on Abdul _Rasaq olamilekan Wasiu including Damilola Samuel Pamilerin(19PPA326), from the same department who was caught in the examination hall with fake school fees receipt by a staff from Bursary department while on routine inspection.
The committee recommended other three caught in the examination hall with old school fees receipts, for extra semesters. The second case considered was subject to confirmation of misconduct.
(B) THE CONSIDERATION OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE: Malpractices from School of science: The meeting considered and upheld the recommendation of its Sub-Committee at each school: Twelve(12) students each, from School of Science, School of Business Communication and Studies and seven(7) students each, from School of Financial Management Studies and School of Engineering. It was noted that students whose names appeared in the picture were alleged to have brought incriminating material(s) into the examination hall during First Semester Examinations of the 2020/2021 academic session. The decision of the Committee is as contained in the attached picture.
Moreover, after the consideration of the cases by the committee, the committee advised the victims to be more studious and never repeat such acts again as it is of no benefit but would only damage their academic pursuits.
To cap it all, the Dean of Student affairs (Mr. Adeoti) addressed the issue of immoral dressing. He then then admonished that “all students should be disciplined and morally dressed. The management won’t be friendly with any student who refused to toe to the line of immoral dressing within the campus environment . Any student caught with such acts will appear before the Students’ disciplinary committee and will be sanctioned with punishment in line with the institution regulations which might be unbearable for such student”,.
Source: TOPS PRESS COUNCIL BLOG