Authorities of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State have sacked 13 lecturers and demoted 16 for sexual harassment and extortion.
Spokesman Mustapha Oshiobugie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Auchi yesterday that the lecturers had been notified.
He said: “Forty-one persons were involved in sexual harassment and extortion.
“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.
“Painstaking investigations have been done by internal and independent panels constituted by the National Board for Technical Education and Ministry of Education.”
Oshiobugie added that Education Minister Adamu Adamu approved the action, based on the panels’ recommendations. (The Nation)