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Sexual Harassment: ABU Sacks 16 Lecturers       

Ahmadu Bello University fires 16 lecturers over sexual harassment claims.    

Funsho Akinwale

The management of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on Thursday disengaged at least 16 lecturers over offences ranging from sexual harassment, negligence of duty and corruption in the school.

A dependable source on campus confirmed the story, adding that the governing council of the institution approved the dismissal of the lecturers after two separate meetings.

“Not all of them are lecturers but they are ABU staff. They cut across. The total of those affected are 16.

”But some of the offences range from mishandling of records, scripts, sexual harassment and assault.

“There are categories of offences and penalties. Some are termination of appointments, dismissal and demotion,” the source said.