FUTO Rusticated 500 Students For Various Offences

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The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has rusticated over 500 students over their involvement in various offences prohibited by the school.

FUTO ACTU Chairman, Professor N. Okeudo stated that the school had expressed its zero tolerance for corruption by rusticating the students, banning of sale of handouts and punishing lecturers indicted for sexual harassment of students.

Professor Okeudo who spoke to ICPC staff from Imo State office led by Ishaku noted that ACTU had been very functional in the school leading to investigation of plagiarism, illegal sales of text books and bribery allegations against staff.

He said, “ACTU had been involved in provision of a Complaint Box for the school community and publication of anti-corruption articles to sensitise school community against corruption. We have shown zero tolerance for corruption by working closely with the school management to achieve it. Our actions had led to the rustication of over 500 students for various offences. We are working against illegal sales of text books and handouts. We are investigating cases of plagiarism and bribery amongst staff which has led to a female staff absconding.”

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