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Brutality: Rivers University suspends four students


By Okafor Ofiebor/Port-Harcourt

The management of the Rivers State University, Port-Harcourt has suspended four students of the institution for a session, for allegedly brutalising a colleague.

The four students who are members of the Man ‘O’ War allegedly assaulted Victor Tobin, a 300 Level Sociology student.

A memo signed by Mrs. I. B. S. Harry, the Acting Registrar of the institution said the affected students were: Monsi Baridukaka Nwaaelibabari, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Victor Chibuike Daniel, Department of Animal Science; Ezems Ikechukwu Goodluck, Department of Electrical Engineering; Wilson Jacob Ree-Ugani, Department of Marine Engineering.

The management of the Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port- Harcourt, said that at its meeting held on Friday 14th June, 2024, it approved the suspension of the students for assaulting and inflicting physical injury Tobin, on the 12th June, 2024 at Hostel F in the University Campus.

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The management said it saw the actions of the four students as contrary to the regulations of the University, and as such, approved their suspension for one academic session.

The management enjoined the student population to continue to live in peace and harmony and comply scrupulously with all the rules and regulations of the University.

The brutality meted out to Tobin almost blinded his eyes. This had led to a peaceful protest by students of Rivers State University on Thursday 13,2024, June. They then complained about the frequent abuses by the Man ‘O’ War in the institution.

It was also learnt that Tobin’s offence was that he walked on the pavement of Man ‘O’ War office located at Hostel F.


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