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Adamawa: Three Lecturer’s Sacked for Sexual Harassment and Misappropriation.

The leadership of Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, have sacked two senior lecturers for sexually harassing some students.

The University made this known in a statement delivered by their Information and Protocol Officer, Aminu Gururmpawo on Tuesday.

Mr. Gururmpawo said, “Two of the senior academic staff appointment, was terminated for their involvement in acts of victimisation and sexual harassment.

“They are Dr Yakubu Bobboi and Dr Toma Fulani Mbahi both staff of the Department of Animal Science and Range Management and were penalised for their involvement in the victimisation and sexual harassment of one Miss C. A. Bathon, a Masters student in the Department.

“While 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.’’

He further stated that the misappropriation and acts of sexual harassment were against the conditions for service for staff of the University. The termination he said, was with immediate effect.
Nigeria’s universities are at the centre of a growing sexual harrassment scandal. An online survey shows over 60% of women at the country’s universities have experienced some form of sexual abuse.

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