It was a mid drama on Friday night as news filter in that a 100 level student of Taraba state university Joseph Israel has been summoned by the management of Taraba state varsity over his criticism on the policy of Taraba State government.

A 100 level Medical Lab Science student of the Taraba State University (TSU), Joseph Israel, has allegedly been summoned by school authorities over what it termed “insults to the governor and the Vice Chancellor”. He has been asked to appear on Monday, the 15th of July before a Disciplinary Committee.

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A source close to Israel said he has received several threats before from certain quarters of the school over his usual strongly worded posts. It added that some of the students have verbally told him that he would be dealt with for freely expressing his views.

A terse SMS sent to Israel today reads “Notice!!!
Pls kindly take notice that you are required to appear before the TSUJ Students Malpractice Committee on Monday, 15th July, 2019 at the DVC Admin’s office by 9:00am to respond to allegations of Misconduct reported against your person.
Tnx.
Secretary.”

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The source said although Israel has an examination on the date, the summoners insist he must appear.

A check on Israel’s wall shows he is pro All Progressive Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari in his posts.

The source said Israel has been directed to print all his Facebook posts from January when appearing on Monday.

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Our correspondent disclose that since the administration of Governor Ishaku institution in Taraba has been used a political tool to intimidate the supporters of the All Progressive Congress as some Local government and Education staff salary were stop after the 2015 election due to their support for the All Progressive Forum.

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