OAU Suspends 6 Indefinitely for Involvement in Cultism

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has placed six of her students on an indefinite suspension over involvement in cultism.
OAU KILONSHELE reported the arrest and the release of twelve students of the school from the Osun state Criminal Investigation Department, CID, for allegations of being members of cult groups.

Those suspended are Onyekwusi Praise and Udeh John from the department of arts and social education; Oladoye Oluwatobi, Ayeyi Damilola and Davis Jesulayomi, students of english department; and Ojo Abiodun, a student of microbiology.

In a public release signed by the Registrar of the institution, Margaret Omisule, on Tuesday, the students were suspended after the reports of the police confirmed that they all belong to different cult groups.

“After the investigation of the suspected students by the police, the university received a detailed report of the Police findings on the case on August 20, 2018, wherein it was confirmed that six (6) of the arrested students of the university had admitted their membership of proscribed groups.”

“In view of the university’s zero tolerance for cultism and in accordance with relevant statutes, the students have been suspended pending investigations by the appropriate students’ disciplinary committee.” The release stated.

The school then assured that adequate security measures have been put in place to safeguard the lives and properties of the populace in the university community.

“As it is the collective responsibility of all the stakeholders to protect the university from persons with Criminal intentions, members of the community are advised to be vigilant at all times and report any suspicious activities.”


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