The Bayelsa State Ministry of Education has expelled 7 students from the Central Epie Secondary School for their alleged engagement in cult related activities in the school premises. This was made known in a statement signed by Hon. Jonathan Robinson Obuebite, the Commissioner for Education.
The Commissioner stated that such acts would not be condoled by the state government. He added that the expulsion should be with immediate effects. The statement gave the names of the students to include, Ogugu Yiniewemi Okudo Clever, Perewari Agih, Richman Paibi, Yagila Clement, Umukoro ThankGod and Okpara Peter.
The Commissioner noted that the students attacked and injured an SS3 student of their school. This is explained as endangering the lives of other students and disrupting smooth academic activities. In his statement he announced that all government owned school must not admit any of these students without proper clearance from the Ministry of Education.