August 15, 2018

Govt suspends VP, withholds salary for impregnating 16-year-old pupil (Punch)

Govt suspends VP, withholds salary for impregnating 16-year-old pupil (Punch)

The Niger State Ministry of Education has ordered the Vice Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Tunga, Niger State, Mohammed Mohammed, who impregnated his 16-year-old pupil, Faith Galadima, to take care of her and her baby for three years.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Yahaya Garba, on Wednesday said the accused had not been promoted or transferred by the ministry, adding that the ministry was not shielding him from prosecution.

Garba noted that Mohammed had been suspended from the school, while 50 per cent of his salary was being withheld pending the outcome of the case in court. Read more

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