The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), has suspended the students involved in the bullying of a female student in one of the off campus hostels on Saturday, 16 November, 2019 even as it continues with investigations into the circumstances that led to the odious and unfortunate act.
This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday, 17 November, 2019 by the Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the institution, Mr Adegbenro Adebanjo.
According to the statement, the University deplored such behavior reiterating that all those found culpable will face the full weight of the law of the institution regulatiing students’ behavior and conduct off and on the campus at the conclusion of investigation being carried out by the Students Affairs Division.
“The University Management is providing medical and counseling support for the affected student,” the statement said.
The statement reiterated the University’s 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.
“For the avoidance of doubt only students who are worthy in learning and character can lay claim to and be addressed as FUTA students”.