- The authorities of the school say investigations into the applications of the students revealed the rot
- A section of the student population are said to be surprised by the revelations
The University for Development Studies (UDS) have dismissed some final year students for falsifying their West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The number of students are said to be 18.
These students falsified their results in applying to the school. The Registrar of UDS, Dr. A.B.T Zakariah, said the students were admitted in the 2013/2014 academic year. They were based in the Tamale campus of the school.
The breakdown of the students are 13 nursing students, three community nutrition students, a midwifery student and a health science student.
According to Pulse Ghana, the students as Mavis Adu Boahen, Abigail Pomaa Kyeremeh, Alice Owusuaa, Samuel Arko, Joana Pazzaga, Francis Gyamfi Asare, Nazaiah Borama, Rosemary Akabo and Mohammed Ameyaw.
The rest are Emmanuel Kabore, Georgina Yiadom Konadu, Evans Mfum, Patricia Daadi Dery, Nafisa Tahiru, Magdalene Mensah, Jennifer Eyram Kotobridja and Eman Adams.
The registrar of the school explained the decision to sack the students was taken after investigations showed that these 18 did not possess the qualifications they posted to the school.
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It is being reported that students are amazed by the sacking of final year students. It is expected to bring a lot more attention of such malpractices to the fore.
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