Expel Students With Less Than 0 . 5 CGPA’ – Pres . Buhari Orders Vcs

President Buhari yesterday gave vice
chancellors a marching order to expel
students with less than 0.5 Cumulative
Grade Point Average (CGPA) from next
academic session, The Nation reports.
Such students, he said, are unserious
elements that should not be accommodated
any longer in higher institutions. Buhari
spoke at the 31st convocation of the
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).
He said: “We must stop to continue housing
adventurers, who have no business
remaining in the universities beyond the
time specified for their studies in the
In that wise, it is being proposed that at the
end of this academic year, any student with
less than 0.5 CGPA should cease to be a
student of the university and should be
shown the way out.
The universities must continue to have
people who are serious in what they have
come to do. If you have less than 0.5 in
your CGPA, you are out. You are out for
good so that the space will be left for those
who have come to do serious business.”

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