The University for Development Studies (UDS) has dismissed eighteen final year students who are thought to have falsified their admission result slips from the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
The dismissed students were part of the 2013/2014 academic year admission batch. It is thought that, all students were admitted to the University’s Tamale campus.
They are made up of 13 nursing students, three community nutrition students, a midwifery student and a health science student.
The university named the following persons as the dismissed students: Mavis Adu Boahen, Abigail Pomaa Kyeremeh, Alice Owusuaa, Samuel Arko, Joana Pazzaga, Francis Gyamfi Asare, Nazaiah Borama and Rosemary Akabo.
The rest are Mohammed Ameyaw, Emmanuel Kabore, Georgina Yiadom Konadu, Evans Mfum, Partricia Daadi Dery, Nafisa Tahiru, Magdalene Mensah, Jennifer Eyram Kotobridja and Eman Adams.
According to the registrar of the university, Dr. A.B.T Zakariah the decision to dismiss the learners was taken after an investigations.
Dr. A.B.T Zakariah further explained that, it was established all students did not hold the qualification by virtue of which their admissions were secured.