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Rivers varsity suspends three students over alleged cultism, possession of arms

Rivers varsity suspends three students over alleged cultism, possession of arms

Three students of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rivers State have been suspended by the school management over attempted robbery, unlawful possession of arms and cultism.

Their suspension was announced by the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, in a statement on Friday, August 27.

He said the students are suspended pending the outcome of the investigation of their matters by the Students Disciplinary Committee.

According to the statement, a student Nwankwo Sunday Gift – UE/2018/POL. SC/B.Sc.ED4/0852 – Dept. of Pol. Sc, was suspended for unlawful possession of locally made pistol and attempted robbery of his fellow student’s mobile phone at gunpoint.

“Okwe Michael Amaogechi – U/2019/5848 – Dept. of G & C – unlawful possession of locally made pistol and attempted robbery of his fellow student’s mobile phone at gunpoint,”

“George ThankGod Tamunoimana – UE/2018/COMP/B.Sc.ED4/0201 – Dept. of Computer Sc. attacked and caused bodily harm to one of his fellow students with his gang suspected to be cultists.”

Ndimele added that the three students have been handed over to State SIIB.

“Their names have been submitted to DSS for profiling. Please stay out of trouble.” the VC added.

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