A total of 68 students have been expelled by the Kogi State University, Ayangba, for examination malpractice and poor academic performance, an official announced on Sunday.
The Registrar of the university, Yakubu Abubakar, said 19 of the affected students were expelled for examination misconduct and 49 others withdrawn for poor academic performance.
Abubakar explained that some students were expelled due to failure to meet up with registration deadline and or for submitting wrong entry requirements.
The registrar announced that a new vice chancellor of the university, Mohammed Abdulkadir, took over from Hassan Isah, whose tenure expired on October 12.
He said that Abdulkadir was until his appointment a professor of Economic History at the Bayero University, Kano.