The state’s commissioner for Education said the suspended students attacked and injured a fellow student.
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The State Government Bayelsa state 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 senior secondary school students in a statement issued in Yenogoa on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
The students attack their 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.
He further prohibited government schools from admitting the students without clearance from the state ministry of education.