Kaduna - Authorities of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, have relieved the registrar of the institution, Dr Isah Mohammed-Abbas, of his appointment.
This is contained in a letter signed and addressed to Mohammed-Abbas, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria on Tuesday by the vice-chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha.
"Following the allegation that you did not hand over your duties to the designated officer when leaving for Hajj, you appeared before a panel set up by the Governing Council of ABU.
``The Council, at its 151 regular meeting held on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26, considered the report submitted by the panel after careful deliberations.
``The council was satisfied that you committed various acts of misconduct in violation of the condition of your appointment as registrar of ABU.
``Consequently, upon the confirmation and satisfaction that you have committed the alleged misconduct, the council has approved your removal as registrar, ABU, with effect from Jan. 26, 2013," the letter stated.