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In Bayelsa 7 secondary school students suspended over cultism

The state's commissioner for Education said the suspended students attacked and injured a fellow student.

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7 secondary school students suspended over cultism in Bayelsa play

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The Bayelsa State Government has announced the indefinite suspension of seven senior secondary school students for engaging in cult-related activities.

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.

7 secondary school students suspended over cultism in Bayelsa play

Niger Delta has contributed N96 trillion to Nigeria – Dickson

(Hope for Nigeria)

The students attacked fellow students

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.

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The Commissioner further prohibited government schools from admitting the students without clearance from the state ministry of education.

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