University of Ibadan forgives expelled student for insulting vice-chancellor on Facebook
– The University of Ibadan has shown leniency to Kingsley Chinemerem Anyanwu a student who allegedly insulted the vice-chancellor on social media
– UI had annulled the expulsion of the 100 level student, for reportedly calling the VC, insulting names on Facebook
– Anyanwu is to resume with effect from the beginning of the 2017/2018 academic session
A student identified as Kingsley Chinemerem Anyanwu, who allegedly insulted the vice-chancellor of University of Ibadan on Facebook has shown leniency by the institution, The Cable reports.
gathered that the management of the institution annulled the expulsion of the 100 level student, who was expelled for reportedly calling the VC, Abel Idowu Olayinka, insulting names on social media.
During the 2016/2017 session Anyanwu was kicked out of the school for gross misconduct after facing the student disciplinary committee.
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Following a show of remorse from Anyanwu, the vice-chancellor forwarded his case to the committee for reconsideration.
Anyanwu was pardoned and allowed to resume with effect from the beginning of this current 2017/2018 academic session.
Sunday Saanu, the VC’s media assistant, quoted him to have said: “We are in loco parentis expected to process them for the ultimate use of the society,”
“A 100 level student is still raw and green. We take some of these insult and embarrassment in our stride in order to ensure that they have a rosy future.
“But we will not hesitate to wield a big stick for anyone considered to be incorrigible because the certificate going out from UI must be based on sound character and learning.”
previously reported that following the scandal rocking Igbajo Polytechnic over the acting rector’s Doctor of Philosophy certificate in Economics, the University of Ibadan has denied issuing the certificate to the acting rector, Akinola Olaolu.