Two Rivers University Students Suspended From Class For “Inciting” In Facebook Posts
Two students from the Ignatius Adjuru Pedagogical University (IAEU) were suspended from the academic session due to their “provocative” posts about the institution on social media.
The students are Sanday Idongesit Okpokpo from the Political Science Department and Chibuzor Remmi from the Education Management Department.
Vice-rector of the University prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, who confirmed the suspension in a statement on Wednesday, Nov. 4, said Okpokpo caused panic and confusion when he logged into Facebook to announce that the final year of school exams could be canceled.
“Mr. Sanday Idongesit Okpokpo, Faculty of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ignatius Adjuru Pedagogical University, with registration number UE / 2019 / B.Ed4 / 4505, suspended for 2019/2020 academic session) With immediate effect“ , – said in a statement.
“Mr. Domenica Idongesit Okpokpo caused panic and confusion over the weekend when he posted on social media the cancellation of final year exams, due to start on Monday 2 November 2020, and the university admission ceremony scheduled for Saturday 7 November 2020 of the year. Only the university senate has such powers.
He will resume his studies at the 2020/2021 academic session at level 100. “
The statement said Remmy was found guilty of inciting students to protest against the university administration for having only one bank on campus. The student called the call for protest a “joke.”
“Mr. Chibuzor Remmi from the Department of Education Management, Faculty of Education, Pedagogical University Ignatius Adjuru with registration number UE / 2018 / EDUMAT / B.Ed4 / 0205 suspended for academic session (2019/2020) with immediate effect“
“Mr. Chibuzor Remmi was found guilty of inciting students with his post on the social network. On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, he called on students to protest against the university administration for having only one bank on campus. The school will resume. in the academic session 2020/2021. He cannot be seen on any of the three campuses without an invitation. “