EDUCATION HEAT OF THE MOMENT LATEST GIST NEWS SOCIETY GIST FUTA BULLIES: MANAGEMENT EXPELS SIX STUDENTS WHO PHYSICALLY ASSAULTED SCHOOLMATE By Admin Posted on November 26, 2019 2 min read 0 0 442 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Federal University of Technology Akure ( FUTA), has expelled six student from the school over the bullying of their fellow student. Recall that a video of showing the students physically assaulting a female juniour schoolmate had circulated the internet about two weeks ago. The Institution’s Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, Adegbenro Adebanjo in a statement said, the punishment dispensed to the students is not to pander to the justifiable public outcry that greeted their repellent act, but in line with the rules and regulations contained in the Students Code of Conduct as stipulated in the University handbook and Oath of Matriculation which all students are made to sign and subscribe to. According to the Institution, this incident took place off campus hostel on Saturday , November 16, 2019. The students expelled are : Popoola Olaniyi Agboola IDD? (300L) , Oluwadare Faith Tobiloba FST (200L), Nandi Yohanna Jessica IPE( 200L) , Ajuwon Tolani Emmanuella FAT ( 100L) , Emmanuel Funmilayo Taiwo FAT (100L) and Alao Olabimpe Cecilia (CSP ( 100L). The expulsion of the students is in line with the position of Page 48 of the 2019/2020 Students Handbook which prescribes expulsion from the University for Students who engage in ” Physical assault or battery on another the university premises” .