FUTA suspends students who assaulted colleague

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The management of Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, on Sunday, announced the suspension of students of the institution involved in the bullying of a female colleague.

The students can be seen in a viral video at one of the off-campus hostels on Saturday, November 16, 2019, after they stormed the victim’s room, identified as Bolu, over an alleged misunderstanding with a ‘school daughter’ of one of her attackers.

In the footage, four female students identified as Faith, Bimpe, Jessica and Funmi were led by a 300-level male student identified as Obalola to the hostel of Bolu, a 100-level student, where they brutally assaulted her.

Bolu was accused of calling one of them, who was said to be the school daughter of Obalola, ‘runs girl.’

Reacting to the incident, FUTA stated that “investigations into the circumstances that led to the odious and unfortunate act” has commenced.

A statement signed by the institution’s Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, Adegbenro Adebanjo, said the University Management is providing medical and counseling support for the affected student.

He added that “The University deplores such behavior and reiterates that all those found to be culpable will be visited with the full weight of the law under the extant rules and regulations governing Students behavior and conduct off and on the campus at the conclusion of investigation being carried out by the Students Affairs Division.

“The University reiterates its abhorrence of any action or behavior by students that are inimical to the well-being of others and will continue to sanction students who run foul of its rules and regulations.”

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  • Johnson Julius December 20, 2019 10:57:26 PM
    interesting
  • Sunday Herbert December 19, 2019 05:01:31 PM
    Leave a comment.
  • Ilani friday Usman December 19, 2019 08:39:58 AM
    Nice update
  • Ayomide Samuel Aina December 14, 2019 08:01:09 PM
    That a good one it will teach other people lesson
  • Uwalaka Adannaya December 14, 2019 02:55:58 PM
    Nice information
  • Peter Daniel December 14, 2019 06:53:27 AM
    Nice information
  • Adedeji Temitope December 11, 2019 05:11:39 PM
    this is a lesson to others thinking they can try such
  • Daniel Forcha December 9, 2019 02:22:45 PM
    this guy is a shame
  • Daniel Forcha December 9, 2019 01:59:46 PM
    this guy is a shame
  • Peter Daniel December 8, 2019 04:33:59 PM
    More of these should happen in Nigeria university
  • Anumudu Evaristus Ugochukwu December 8, 2019 07:26:16 AM
    More of these should happen in Nigeria university
  • Williams Esther December 8, 2019 06:42:30 AM
    Nice update
  • Emeka Arinze Stephen December 6, 2019 11:32:32 PM
    The guy should know how to talk
  • Ilani friday Usman December 6, 2019 05:28:31 AM
    This kind of student are problem to the society they should be thaught a lesdon
  • Sharon Smith Toluwalope December 5, 2019 02:47:16 PM
    that a very great job
  • Gloria Okoror December 5, 2019 10:23:09 AM
    These kind of students are the future problem of our country if the tight actions are not taken today
  • Onyedikachi Eugene Okoro December 4, 2019 10:33:06 PM
    Nice update
  • Onyedikachi Eugene Okoro December 4, 2019 10:31:57 PM
    This is serious
  • Ulasi mmesoma obumneme December 4, 2019 04:42:46 PM
    Nice update futo girls self
  • Lateef Opeyemi December 4, 2019 01:07:16 AM
    Nice update
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