- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma on Wednesday, December 1, announced the sacking of two of its lecturers
- The lecturers were sacked by the institution over modification of students results and gross misconduct
- The AAU’s public relations officer/acting registrar, Edward Aihevba, confirmed the development
Ekpoma, Edo state- Four lecturers have been laid-off by the management of Edo state-owned Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma.
PM News reports that the institution has approved the dismissal of the lecturers over alleged misconduct.
Their dismissal was approved at the emergency meeting of the Special Intervention Team (SIT), held on Wednesday, December 1, where the report of the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee (SSDC) on the allegations against the four sacked lecturers was considered.
The report stated thus:
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They were dismissed from the service of the University for alleged illegal collections of unauthorised fees, alterations of students results and other gross misconducts.
Those involved are as follows:
- Barr. Patrick Ikechuckwu Iweoha (Faculty of Law),
- Engr. Dr Lawrence Imaekhai (Faculty of Engineering & Technology),
- Engr. Dr Sumaila Jimoh (Faculty of Engineering & Technology),
- Engr. Haruna Andrew Idoko (Technologist, Faculty of Engineering & Technology).
“Accordingly, the above staff have been dismissed for gross misconduct with effect from Wednesday 1st December, 2021."
Confirming the dismissal of the lecturers to the newspaper on phone, AAU’s public relations officer/acting registrar, Edward Aihevba, said:
“Yes, the four lecturers were dismissed for gross misconduct.”
None of the affected lecturers could be reached for a reaction to the allegation.
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