Kwara State Polytechnic has expelled six Higher National Diploma (HND) students for submitting fake Ordinary National Diploma (OND) certificates.
The school management made the announcement on Wednesday.
A statement by the Principal Assistant Registrar, Academic Matter Board, Mr Onikoko Saliu, accused the affected students of forging their ND certificates.
The statement read in part, “Sequel to the discovery of your involvement in the submission of fake/forged National Diploma certificates, contrary to the matriculation oath you swore to, the Kwara State Polytechnic management has approved your immediate expulsion from the polytechnic.
“Your expulsion is in line with the provision in the reviewed Students’ Information and Regulation Handbook, 2019.”
“You have therefore ceased to be a student at the polytechnic and should hand over all polytechnic properties in your possession to the Head of Department or the appropriate polytechnic officials.
The affected Students include Jessey Osariemhen, Department of Estate Management (HND19ETMFT137); Quadir Toheeb Olamilekan, Department of Business Administration (HND19BAMFT600); and Eyeowa Tomiwa Oluwakemi, Department of Public Administration (HND19PADFT592.)
Others are Yusuf Zainab Abake, Department of Public Administration (HND19PADFT592); Lawal Abdulrahman Lawal, Department of Banking and Finance (HND19BFNFT380); and Adeyeye Ademola Blessing, Department of Banking and Finance, (HND19BFNFT555).”
The polytechnic also advised the affected students to strictly comply with the directive so as to avoid litigation.