The management of the Lagos State University, LASU, has suspended 25 students who engaged in examination malpractices during the 2015/2016 academic session.
The University’s Senate on the recommendation of the Committee of Provost, Deans and Directors on Examination Misconduct, ratified the suspension of the 25 students.
The students were suspended for failing to appear before the Examination Misconduct Panel set up by the university to consider cases of examination misconduct allegation leveled against them.
A statement from the school said the University’s Senate took the decision at its 228th Statutory Meeting held recently and directed further that the students remained suspended pending their appearance before the panel within a period of one month from the receipt of their letters.
The school authorities said failure to appear before the panel of investigation on the next invitation would lead to expulsion in accordance with existing regulations of the university.
It added that by the suspension, the concerned students were not to participate in any activity, academic or otherwise of the university until the suspensions were lifted.
Most of the affected students are from 500 level, while others are from 200, 300 and 400 levels.