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UNICAL suspends female student for speeding against traffic on campus

While the student drove, her friends were said to have hung precariously on the doors and booth of her car.

• February 18, 2023
University of Calabar
University of Calabar

The management of the University of Calabar has announced the suspension of a 400-level student of the Department of Sociology, Olunkanmi Oluwafoyin, over unruly behaviour at campus.

Her suspension is contained in a press release signed by Gabriel Egbe, Registrar of the institution, and made available on Saturday in Calabar.

Mr Egbe said that the student was suspended for allegedly violating her matriculation oath through unruly behaviour and endangering lives and property on the university campus.

Mr Egbe said that Ms Oluwafoyin, with registration number 18/104143018, was reported to have on February 8, driven recklessly against traffic at high speed within the campus with some students hanging precariously on the doors and booth of her car.

The Registrar said that in the course of her action, a university security personnel suffered serious bodily harm and the campus was invaded on her behest by external parties.

“The alleged action was in flagrant disregard of an earlier warning as conveyed in a circular of Jan. 30.

“Consequently, management has suspended Miss Oluwafoyin’s studentship with effect from Feb. 8, pending the outcome of the matter which has been referred to the Students’ Disciplinary Committee for further investigation.

“Meanwhile, Miss Oluwafoyin is also to stay away from campus except on invitation by the Students’ Disciplinary Committee.

“The Dean of Social Sciences, Head, Department of Sociology and the Chief Security Officer are to ensure strict compliance with the directives,” he said.

(NAN)

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