Varsity suspends lecturer over sexual harassment

Varsity suspends lecturer over sexual harassment

The Ebonyi State Commission for Education, Prof John Ekeh on Thursday said that in line with Governor David Umahi’s determination to stop the increasing rate of sexual abuse against students in the state  a senior lecturer with the Ebonyi State University (names withheld) has been suspended over alleged involvement in sexual harassment of students.

Governor David Umahi had on Monday accused Education Inspectors of demanding for sex and money from teachers in the state for favour. Prof John Eke while addressing journalists yesterday in Abakaliki disclosed that four principals of secondary school were recently also  demoted for their various offence ranging from absenteeism and other acts inconsistent with their mandate.

He said the ministry was investigating the sex scandal rocking the schools across the state, adding that one lecturer in the Ebonyi State University has been placed on indefinite suspension pending the outcome of the reports of sex allegations leveled against him. Read more

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