Kogi State Polytechnic (KSP) Withdraws 217 Over Poor Academic Performance, Expels 1 for Forgery


The management of the Kogi State Polytechnic (KSP) has withdrawn 217 students over poor academic performance and also expelled a student for tendering forged documents.

Kogi Poly Expels Students for Exam Misconduct, Related Offences

The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has approved the withdrawal of Provisional Admissions of 217 students of the institution for poor academic performance.


This was part of decisions reached at the meeting on Monday, 9th of August, 2021 at the Hall “A” of the main campus.

The meeting chaired by the Rector, Dr. Salisu O. Usman, also considered and approved results of students for the second semester 2019/2020 academic session.


The summary of students withdrawn on the grounds of poor Academic Performance is as follows:

  1. HND1 PUBLIC ADMIN = 13
  2. ND1 PUBLIC ADMIN = 157
  3. ND1 ACCOUNTANCY = 31
  4. HND1 ACCOUNTANCY = 09
  5. HND11 BUS. ADMIN = 04
  6. HND1 LIB. & INFO. SC. = 01
  7. ND1 COMPUTER Engr. = 01
  8. ND1 URBAN & REGIONAL PLAN. = 01

The Board also approved the expulsion of one Mr. Tope Atolagbe, HND II student of the Department of Library Science (with Matric Number 2017/HND/LIS/134), for tendering forged documents.

The Board, after due consideration of the recommendations of Student Disciplinary Committee, found Mr. Atolagbe guilty of conniving with one Mr. Gbenga Ayeni Michael (2017/ND/BUS/1032) who illegally tendered forged documents to obtain statement of results which they also used to dupe other students.

The Board also approved that the Polytechnic withhold result of Mr. Gbenga Ayeni Micheal who is at large until he appears before the Disciplinary Committee for interrogation.

The Rector used the occasion to disclose that the Dean, Students Services, Engineer Salawu Salihu Ijiji has been redeployed as Director, Kogi Poly Consults while Mr John Friday Otaru who was the Director of the Poly Consults would now be the Dean, Students Services.

The Rector who thanked the Board for the continued support, however charged members who are heads of Schools, Departments and Units to always provide dependable leadership at all times.

Compiled By:
Uredo Omale (Mrs.)
Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit.
Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.


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