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UNIBEN inaugurates panel on female student wearing malpractice shirt


The University of Benin has denied a web-based report that 400 Level Microbiology student, Peace Ufuoma, whose shirt had an inscription ‘Aggressive Malpractice Brought Me This Far,’ was requested to rewrite her exams from 200 Level.

Recently, Ufuoma’s photos and video went viral on her signing out day and after her last exams the place she wore a shirt with the inscription.

The faculty, nevertheless, arrange a panel to probe her outcomes in order to confirm if her declare as contained on the shirt was true.

Some on-line information platforms on Wednesday reported that UNIBEN had requested Ufuoma to rewrite her exams from 200 Level.

However, UNIBEN’s spokesperson, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, mentioned that it was a pretend information, including that the establishment had not requested Ufuoma to rewrite her exams from 200 Level.

Ehanire mentioned, “The report online is fake. The university is following due process; panels have been set up to investigate her claims and the panels are yet to submit their report to the management who will consider the report.”

On July 13, the UNIBEN arrange a panel to analyze Ufuoma’s declare.

A letter signed by the Head of Department, Microbiology, Prof. S.E Omonigho, appointed Prof. I.O. Enabulele additionally of the division as head of the committee.

The letter, which was discovered on-line by The PUNCH, reads partly, “To investigate her involvement in any examination malpractice; to investigate what transpired about the online publications; to scrutinise all her results till date, including all exam scripts; to scrutinise all marking schemes for all her courses; how true is the inscription on her shirt.”

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