Federal Polytechnic sacked 13 lecturers
13 lecturers Federal Polytechnic, Auchi Edo State have been relieved of their appointment by the management. They were found guilty of sexual harassment and extortion of students. With another 16 demoted instead for what appears to be ‘lesser’ forms of these offences.
The school’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr. Mustapha Oshiobugie, said on Wednesday the 12th that the affected lecturers have been officially notified.
“A total of 41 persons were involved in sexual harassment and extortion of money. Five lecturers were dismissed, eight got their appointments terminated and 16 were demoted. Four others were warned, two advised, two cautioned, one recommended for mentoring while two students were denied further admission in the institution”. He said.
On the validity of these accusations, he added that the investigation was painstaking and had been carried out by internal and independent panels constituted by the National Board for Technical Education and Ministry of Education.
The PRO added that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, applauded the actions of the panel.