The management of University of Calabar (UNICAL) has suspended a 200-level student of the institution who was caught smoking weed (marijuana) on campus.
The 200-level student of the Department of Physics was identified as Uzoagba Chinaemerem and it was gathered that the incident occurred on 27th November, 2019 in Hall 4 of the institution’s Male Hostel,
Uzoagba Chinaemerem will reportedly remain on suspension till the Students’ Disciplinary Committee concludes its investigation, as disclosed in a letter dated 17 January, 2020 and signed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Zana Akpagu.
The letter read in parts;
“You are aware that Indian hemp is a prohibited substance on campus. The Vice Chancellor has, therefore, approved your suspension from studies. You are hereby suspended from your academic programme in the University of Calabar with effect from the First Semester of the 2019/2020 academic session.
“You are to remain on suspension until the student’s Disciplinary Committee concludes investigation in the matter”