Four Rivers Varsity Students Suspended For Assaulting Colleague

Four Rivers Varsity Students Suspended For Assaulting Colleague
  • PublishedJune 16, 2024

Four students of the Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt have been suspended by the institution for their involvement in the brutalisation of their colleague identified as Victor Tobins.

According to the institution, the four students, who are also officials of the Man ‘O’ War, have been suspended for one academic session.

The suspended students were reported to have beaten Tobins and inflicted injuries on his right eye and other parts of his body over a yet-to-be-ascertained issue.

The University in a statement by the university’s acting Registrar, Mrs. I. S. Harry, on Saturday said the action of the local security outfit contravened the regulations of the university.

The statement reads, “This is to notify parents and the general public that the Management of the Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, at its meeting held on Friday 14th June 2024, approved the suspension of the following students:

“Monsi Baridukaka Nwaaelibabari, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Victor Chibuike Daniel, Department of Animal Science, Ezems Ikechukwu Goodluck, Department of Electrical Engineering and Wilson Jacob Ree-Ugani, Department of Marine Engineering.

“The students who are members of the Man O’ War were suspended by the management of the university, for assaulting and inflicting physical injury on Victor Tobin, a 300-level student of the Department of Sociology, on 12th June 2024 at Hostel F in the university campus.

“The management 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.”

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