KV GISTS: DRASTIC MEASURES TAKEN AS 6 DELSU LECTURERS GET FIRED FOR SEXUAL HARRASMENT!
Posted on August 22, 2016
The Delta State University, Abraka, has sacked six of its lecturers for their involvement in several offences including extortion, leaking of examination questions, to bribery and corruption.alleged bad wordual harassment of female students.
The affected lecturers were sacked following recommendation by the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee of the university who indicted the lecturers for the offences. 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.
The bulletin which was signed by the university’s registrar, Mr 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.”
Other lecturers who are in the habit of abusing their position of authority have been warned to desist from such anti-official activities capable of bringing the university to disrepute. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Victor Peretomode stressed that henceforth, any lecturer found wanting will face the penalty of sack without benefit.
The Public Relations Officer of DELSU, Eddy Agbure, confirmed the development.