The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, on Thursday gave approval for the withdrawal of 193 students of the institution over poor academic performance in the 2019/2020 academic session.
This was announced in a statement by Uredo Omale, the Head of Public Relations and Protocol Unit of the institution.
Omale said that this resolution was reached by the board after considering the supplementary results of the affected students at an emergency meeting presided over by Dr. Kehinde Felix Lamidi, the Deputy Rector of the school.
This action happens to be the continuation of the verification of results, and also marked the last phase of second semester of the 2019/2020 academic session.
She further stated that the Deputy Rector at the meeting, approved the result of the second semester examination for 2019/2020 academic session and other pending results.
Giving further details, Omale noted that the affected students were from four departments: Business Administration, Mathematics and Statistics, Science Laboratory Technology, Library and Information Science.
They include 130 from ND I Business Administration, 31 from HND I Business Administration, nine students were withdrawn from ND I Mathematics and Statistics, one from ND I Science Laboratory Technology, two from ND II Library and Information Science and 20 from ND I Library Science.
The Rector however commended the Central Result Verification Committee for excellently executing their duties and further thanked members of the Academic Board for their support.