Authorities of Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka has announced the sacking of about six lecturers in the institution.
The lecturers sacking carried out by the institution’s Governing Council was as a result of various offences leveled against them, ranging from extortion, sexual harassment, leaking of examination questions, to bribery and corruption.
The lecturers had their appointments terminated following the recommendation by the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee of the university who indicted the lecturers for the offences.
Detailing reasons why the lecturers had their appointment terminated, the school’s bulletin issued by the management of the institution disclosed that aside the six dismissed lecturers, four others were demoted and received various degrees of query, for their conducts.
The university’s registrar, Mr D. A. Urhibo in the bulletin s ; “This is to inform staff, students and other members of the University community that the under listed staff (names withheld) were disciplined by the University Governing Council for various offences at its 97th regular meeting held on Friday, 12th August 2016.”
Other lecturers who are in the habit of abusing their position of authority have been warned to desist from such anti-official activities capable of bringing the university to disrepute,the bulletin added .
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Victor Peretomode stressed that henceforth, any lecturer found wanting will face the penalty of sack without benefit.