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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that some lecturers of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, in Edo State have been made to face disciplinary actions by the school Authorities.

The reports says that 13 lecturers were sacked and 16 demoted over sexual harassment and extortion of students.


It was also reported that, Mustapha Oshiobugie, the Public Relation Officer of the institution told NAN in Auchi on Wednesday, that the affected lecturers had 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.




“Painstaking investigations have been done by internal and independent panels constituted by the National Board for Technical Education and Ministry of Education,” he said.

According to Mr. Oshiobugie, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu approved the action based on the recommendations made by the panels set-up to investigate the allegations.

Written by Okolo Ezinne

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