By Editorial | Mar 4, 2020
The Governing Council of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola in Adamawa State has terminated the appointment of two senior lecturers following their alleged involvement in sexual harassment.
The decision was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Information and Protocol Officer of the university, Aminu Gururmpawo.
Gururmpawo said the university’s council also sacked Bakari Girei of the Registry Department for misappropriation of the university’s Primary School Parent/Teacher Association’s funds to the tune of N1.12 million.
The statement read, “The Governing Council of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola at its 96th regular meeting held on Thursday 27th February 2020 approved the termination of appointments of three senior staff of the university.
“Two of the senior academic staff appointment was terminated for their involvement in acts of victimization and sexual harassment.
“They are Dr Yakubu Bobboi and Dr Toma Fulani Mbahi both staff of the Department of Animal Science and Range Management who were penalized for their involvement in the victimization and sexual harassment of one Miss C. A. Bathon, a Master’s student in the Department.
“The appointment of Alhaji Mohammed Bakari-Girei, Deputy Registrar, Registry Department, was also terminated for his role in the misappropriation of the University Primary School Parent/Teacher Association’s (PTA) funds to the tune of One million, One hundred and Twenty thousand (1,120,000.00) Naira.’’
According to the information and protocol officer, the termination is with immediate effect.
This story was first published by The ICIR.