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Rivers varsity suspends four students over assault

By Bona Ibinabo

Four students of Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, who are members of the Man O’ War campus security group, are to lose one academic session for assaulting a 300-level colleague, Victor Tobin.

The university management disclosed the suspension in a statement issued by the acting Registrar, I.B. Harry, on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

It said that the decision was taken on Friday, June 14, 2024, stressing that the affected students include Monsi Baridukaka Nwaaelibabari from the Department of Mechanical Engineering; Victor Chibuike Daniel from the Department of Animal Science; Ezems Ikechukwu Goodluck from the Department of Electrical Engineering; and Wilson Jacob Ree-Ugani from the Department of Marine Engineering.

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They were suspended for allegedly assaulting and inflicting physical injury on Victor Tobin, a 300-level student of the Department of Sociology.

The incident, it was gathered, occurred on June 12, 2024, at Hostel F within the university campus.

Besides, the registrar appealed to the students to live in peace and to comply with all university rules and regulations.

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