Not less than 8 students of a secondary in Edo State has been expelled by the state government for their involvement in secrete cult activities in various schools of the state
Hon. Gideon Obhakhan, the Commissioner for Education, disclosed this on Wednesday in an interview with newsmen in Benin the State capital.
He also stated that over twenty students suspected to be members of secret cult groups in different schools who are currently being investigated by the police have been suspended by the state government.
Obhakhan pointed out that if those under investigation by the police are found to be culpable, they would be expelled from their various schools to serve as a deterrent to others.
He explained that the ongoing clampdown by the state government was aimed at checking the wave of secret cult activities now spreading across secondary and primary schools in the state.