MISCONDUCT: DUFUHS Expels 8 Students, Matriculates 800 Others

Eight students of David Umahi Federal University of Health Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi state, have been expelled for misconduct and indiscipline.

In a similar vein, 800 students have matriculated during its 3rd matriculation ceremony.

The vice-chancellor of the institution, Professor Jesse Uneke, disclosed this during the matriculation ceremony at the University campus.

He said that between the last matriculations and now, the Senate of the University approved disciplinary action on a total of 31 students depending on the magnitude of the offence.

“Over 800 students duly registered were admitted in study various courses and disciplines”

According to him, “Eight students have been expelled, three students received a one-year suspension, seven students received a one-semester suspension, two students received two months suspension, six students bagged a one-month suspension, one student received two weeks suspension and four students received warning letters.

“The University maintains high discipline, rules and regulations, no student moves out of the University without approval, we expect you to conduct yourself in the highest level of discipline”

“Once the Senate pronounce disciplinary measures on a person, it is irreversible, the regulations of the institutions are unforgiving when violated.”

The vice-chancellor said that the institution has six faculties namely Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences/Technology, Natural Sciences and Applied Health Sciences.

“We are committed to giving students the best in training, and research, we have digitalised all our academic processes.

“By the authority vested in me as vice Chancellor of David Umahi Federal University of Health Sciences, I admit each of you, congratulations.

“I hereby announce that the University has achieved stability in our academic activity without disruptions, our intention is to make the best university in the world.”

The Vice-Chancellor also presented letters of commendation and cash prizes to some students for their sterling performances in academics and other endeavours.

Uneke commended the visitor of the University President Bola Tinubu, Minister of Works, Engr David Umahi and Governor Francis Nwifuru for the support and encouragement given to the institution.

In an interview, two of the matriculants, Mr Jeremiah Nnaji and Miss Chinasa Okeke, described the event as worthwhile in their quest to acquire higher educational knowledge.

Highlights of the occasion were the administration of oath and signing of the matriculation register by the matriculants

Dignitaries that graced the event included the Registrar Professor Vitalis Offor, Dr Charles Nwobia (Bursar) Dr Kingsley Igwe (Librarian), the deputy Provost College of Medicine Professor Henry Uro Chukwu and the Dean of Faculties.

The Nation

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