The state's commissioner for Education said the suspended students attacked and injured a fellow student.
Commissioner for Education in the state, Jonathan Obuebite, announced the suspension of the students in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
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 refused to 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 further prohibited government schools from admitting the students without clearance from the state ministry of education.