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UNIABUJA Dismisses Lecturer Over Inappropriate Relationships With Female Student

A popular Nigeria Institution, University of Abuja has dismissed a professor at the department of animal science, Adeniji Abiobun over an “inappropriate relationship with a female student”.

“Prof. Abiodun was dismissed over an inappropriate relationship with a female student, which is a misconduct of ‘scandalous and disgraceful nature,’ as provided in Section 16, subsection 3(c) of the University of Abuja Conditions of Service for Senior Staff (1999),” the statement said.

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The lecturer and another Prof of the institution, the department of science and environmental education was also sacked for alleged falsification of academics records.

“Prof. Abiodun’s appointment was also terminated for falsification of academic records and the aiding and abetting of examination malpractices in line with Section 7, Subsections 1b(ii) &(v) of the University of Abuja Conditions of Service for Senior Staff (1999).

“Prof. Orji’s appointment was terminated for falsification of academic records, aiding and abetting of examination malpractices, in line with Section 7, Subsections 1b(ii)&(v) of the University of Abuja Conditions of Service for Senior Staff (1999).

UNIAbuja also demoted the two professors and another over misconducts.

“Orji was also dismissed for corruption and dishonesty, in line with Section 7, Subsections 1b (iv) of the University of Abuja Condition of Service for Senior Staff (1999).

“Dr Dajal was demoted by a rank, from Associate Professor to Senior Lecturer, while Mr Gana was demoted by two ranks – from Lecturer 1 to Assistant Lecturer – for their complicity in various acts of misconduct inimical to the good image of the University.”

This was contained in a statement signed by the University’s head of information and Publicity Relations, Habib Yakoob.

Yakoob said the decision was reached after due diligence and recommendation from the disciplinary committee.

According to the statement, the disciplinary actions against the lecturers were taken at the university council’s 85th Regular Meeting held on 11th and 12th December 2019, where recommendations by the disciplinary committee were considered.

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