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Seven secondary students suspended over cult activities in Bayelsa

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By Ebiowei Lawal, Yenagoa

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YENAGOA-The Government of Bayelsa state has announced the indefinite suspension of seven Senior Secondary Students for engaging in cult related activities.

This was contained in a government circular signed by the Bayelsa State commissioner for education, Jonathan Obuebite and made available to newsmen in Yenagoa.

Obuebite in the circular said the students were reported to have attacked and injured a fellow student at the Central Epie Secondary School, Opolo-Epie located in Yenagoa.

Explaining further, Obuebite said the alleged cultist did not only attack their victim but endangered the life of other students and disrupted academic activities of the school.

Nigerian Tribune learnt that the action of the government is in line with its pronouncements that it is battle ready to weed out cultists and criminal elements from the state.

The circular gave the names of the suspended students as Ogugu Yiniewemi, Okudo Clever, Agih Perewari, Richman Paibi, Yagila Clement, Okpara Peter and Umukoro.

The circular further prohibited government schools from admitting the said students without clearance from the state ministry of education.

 

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