Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer Over Sexual Misconduct

Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer Over Sexual Misconduct

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The Governing Council of The Polytechnic Ibadan has terminated the appointment of one of its lecturers, Kelani Omotosho,from the department of Urban and Regional Planning over sexual misconduct with a former student.

In a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, Mrs Modupe Fawale in Ibadan on Saturday,the management said the lecturer, was sacked for allegedly embarrassing and tarnishing the image of the institution.

The termination letter dated Sept 15, 2020 and signed by the registrar,said the decision came after his appearance before Investigative Panel and Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee which found him guilty of the offence.

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The Statement reads in part: “you will recall that you were engaged in an inappropriate behaviour and poorly managed relationship with your former student.

“This act embarrassed and tarnished  the image of your employer, The Polytechnic Ibadan.

“You will also recall your responses and appearance before the Investigative Panel and Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee that looked into the above matter.

“After a careful consideration of the above issue, the Governing Council found you guilty as your actions and activities amount to misconduct.

“The Governing Council therefore approved the immediate termination of your appointment with effect from Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

“You are to hand over all property of the institution in your possession to your head of department.”

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