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7 Bayelsa secondary school students suspended over cultism

By News Express on 18/03/2018

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•Bayelsa Education Commissioner Jonathan Obuebite
•Bayelsa Education Commissioner Jonathan Obuebite

The Bayelsa Government has announced the indefinite suspension of seven senior secondary school students for engaging in cult related activities.

The Bayelsa Commissioner for Education, Jonathan Obuebite, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Saturday.

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

Obuebite who did not mention the names of the students, said the alleged cultists did not only attack their victim but also endangered the lives of other students.

The commissioner said that they also disrupted academic activities of the school during their nefarious actions.

He further prohibited government schools from admitting the students without clearance from the state ministry of education. (NAN)







Source News Express

Posted 18/03/2018 05:22:46 AM


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