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Two lecturers sacked over alleged sexual harassment in Bauchi



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

The Rector, Mr Sunusi Gumau, acknowledged this whereas briefing newsmen on the finish of the 98th assembly of the council, on Sunday in Bauchi State.

Gumau mentioned that the choice was reached after an intensive investigation of the matter by a committee arrange by the establishment.

In keeping with him, Baba was a lecturer within the Division of Vitamin and Dietetics whereas Mr Sunday was a lecturer of the Division of Common Research.

“That is the ultimate verdict of all that has been making waves within the media regarding the concern of our employees reported on alleged case of rape.

“This concern of Abubakar Baba got here up on the Aug. 4, 2021. Within the guidelines of the Polytechnic, if a problem of this magnitude occurs, the complainant has to jot down and instantly she wrote.

“I requested the employees to be queried.

“Once we queried him, the suspect replied and the reply was not passable, and we established a committee to analyze the matter completely to a logical conclusion.


“We did that and after the committee submitted its report, the Senior Workers Appointment and Disciplinary Committee met, invited the suspects, cross examined and we made our advice to the council.

“Right now; the council has lastly accredited the dismissal of Abubakar Baba from the providers of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi,” NAN quoted the Rector as saying.

Sanusi additional revealed that Mr Sunday was equally dismissed from the service of the Polytechnic with speedy impact.

The Rector acknowledged that concrete proof had been established in opposition to Sunday for sexually assaulting his pupil.

He additional mentioned that the victims had army background which propelled the publicity of the culprits.

Gumau mentioned the 2 lecturers had been now not employees of the Polytechnic and warranted that their dismissal letter could be handed over to the required safety companies for acceptable actions.

“Within the case of Baba, the daddy of the scholar concerned is a army personnel whereas within the case of Sunday, the sufferer is a sister to a army lady.”


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