The provisional admission of 217 students has been withdrawn by The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, over poor academic performance.
According to a breakdown of students affected, 157 of them were in ND 1 studying public administration.
The management of the Polytechnic disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Uredo Omale, Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit of the institution in Lokoja.
According to Omale, the Academic Board also approved the expulsion of one Tope Atolagbe, an HND II student of the Department of Library Science with Matriculation Number 2017/HND/LIS/134, for tendering forged documents.
Omale said the decisions were reached at a meeting of the management held on Aug. 9 at the main campus of the institution.