The Senate of the University of Port Harcourt
(UNIPORT) on Friday announced the expulsion of 22 students of the university for various offences including assaulting a female lecturer.
A statement signed by the Registrar of the
university, Mrs Dorcas Otto in Port Harcourt,
said that the offences also included being
members of different cult groups and undermining security on the campus.
According to the statement, the decision to
expel the students was taken at the 426th
Senate Meeting of the university held on
It further disclosed that eight of the students
were expelled for being part of different cult
groups, two students expelled for assaulting
a female lecturer and disrupting a congress
meeting of the department.
“Twelve other students expelled were former
presidents of faculty associations,” the
According to it, the senate of the university
also announced that the institution has
closed for the Christmas/New Year Break and