Sooba gets one-year deadline to complete UG law degree

-after faced with expulsion

Georgetown’s Town Clerk Carol Sooba has been given one year to complete her Law Degree at the University of Guyana (UG) or face expulsion from the institution.

Following the announcement of Sooba’ confirmation as Town Clerk, which prompted concerns over her lack of qualifications, it was revealed that she had been pursuing a Law Degree at UG since 2006.

But according to UG rules, all students pursuing the law programme are allotted a maximum of six years within which they are to finish the programme before commencing two years of additional studies at Trinidad’s Hugh Wooding Law School. If any law student or any other student at the university …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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