Oyo State Government on Tuesday, suspended a Secondary school student in the state, Ojo Roqeeb, over assault of a Corps member.
The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Rahman Abiodun Abdu- Raheem frowned at a reported case of a SSS 2 student of Anglican Commercial Secondary School, Orita-Mefa, Ibadan, Ojo Roqeeb, who slapped a corps member, ordering an immediate one-month suspension for the student.
The Commissioner, who visited the school also said the suspension will serve as a deterrent to other students, adding that a letter of suspension be given to his parents.
He also said the student, on return must apologize to the corps member and sign an undertaking, not to repeat such act.
While addressing the students, the Commissioner charged them to be of good behaviour, reiterating that Oyo State government will not condone any act of indiscipline.
He sternly warned that any student caught, acting in uncivilized manner, will henceforth be dismissed from schools in Oyo State.
Barrister Abdu-Raheem also charged teachers to be more dedicated and punctual at work.
Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, Ph.D,
Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism.