March 24, 2023

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 program at 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”UNICAL

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