Two lecturers sacked over alleged sexual harassment in Bauchi

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The Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, has approved the dismissal of two lecturers, Malam Abubakar Baba and Mr Adebusoye Sunday, accused of allegedly harassing their students sexually.

The Rector, Mr Sunusi Gumau, stated this while briefing newsmen at the end of the 98th meeting of the council, on Sunday in Bauchi State.

Gumau said that the decision was reached after a thorough investigation of the matter by a committee set up by the institution.

According to him, Baba was a lecturer in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics while Mr Sunday was a lecturer of the Department of General Studies.

“This is the final verdict of all that has been making waves in the media concerning the issue of our staff reported on alleged case of rape.

“This issue of Abubakar Baba came up on the Aug. 4, 2021. In the rules of the Polytechnic, if an issue of this magnitude happens, the complainant has to write and immediately she wrote.

“I asked the staff to be queried.


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