Osun State University has suspended a 100-level student of its Department of English and Literary Studies for alleged involvement in the conspiracy and robbery of a Lagos-based businessman of N1.5 million.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Clement Adebooye, announced the suspension of Victory Ahiante while addressing the journalists at the main campus in Osogbo the Osun State Capital.
He said that university authorities have decided that Victory Ahiante, be placed on indefinite suspension in line with regulations guiding studentship pending the determination of her case according to the law of the Federation.
“As we all know, Osun State University is widely renowned for our commitment to excellence in academics and core values of responsible, law-abiding, and highly patriotic citizenry. We remain absolutely committed to these ideals,” Adebooye stated.
Recall that Ahiante Victory Ehiremen who hails from Edo State was arrested by the men of Osun State Police Command after allegedly luring her social media boyfriend from Lagos to Ikire, where her boyfriend known as Ifanla and his other friends robbed the victim of his phone and transferred over N1.5m out of his account.
Adebooye expressed shock at the allegation levelled against the accused and inferred that her case was a deviation from the norm of high standards in character and learning that the University has come to be well-renowned for.
He advised students not to involve themselves in any criminal activities, saying the university will not condone such acts.