Delta - The Delta State University, Abraka, has sacked six of its lecturers for their involvement in several offences, including alleged sexual harassment of female students, Punch reports.
The University Governing Council at 97th regular meeting held on Friday, August 12, 2016, affirmed their sack after a disciplinary committee set up to investigate the allegations against them recommended their dismissal having found them culpable.
Investigations revealed that the sacked lecturers were also involved financial extortion for marks, leaking of examination questions and other corrupt offences.
While six were dismissed, four others were demoted and received various degrees of query for their gross misconducts.
According to a bulletin issued by the management of the institution, six of the lecturers were dismissed, while four others were demoted and received various degrees of query for their conducts, Vanguard reports.
The bulletin which was signed by the university’s registrar, D. A. Urhibo, said: “This is to inform staff, students and other members of the University community that the under listed staff (names withheld) were disciplined by the University Governing Council for various offences at its 97th regular meeting held on Friday, 12th August, 2016.”
- News 24