The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo, on Friday said it expelled 18 students and rusticated 62 others for various misconducts in the 2016/2017 academic session.
The Rector of the institution, Dr Sanusi Jimah, made this known at the 36th matriculation of the 2017/2018 students in Auchi.
Jimah said the institution had zero tolerance for social vices and that the management would not hesitate to sanction any student found wanting.
The rector said 11,173 students comprising 6,318 for National Diploma (ND) and 4,855 for Higher National Diploma (HND) courses were admitted into the institution for the current session.
He advised the students to shun cultism, violence, examination malpractice and other vices, urging them to imbibe dialogue, peaceful co-existence, discipline and hard work to excel in their studies.
The rector assured the students that staff and management would provide the enabling environment for them to excel.