In line with Vanguard, the administration of the College of Nigeria, Nsukka, (UNN) has suspended 15 employees of the establishment over their alleged involvement in job, and admission racketeering and sexual misconduct.
In line with the college, the 15 employees are already dealing with an investigative panel arrange by the college authority, and if discovered responsible, can be dismissed and handed over to the police for prosecution.
The Public Relations Officer of the establishment, Dr. Okwun Omeaku, confirmed the event in an announcement.
The assertion learn: “Not lower than 15 members of employees have been suspended for his or her alleged involvement in a job, admission racketeering, and sexual harassment.
“Their suspension is a daring assertion of the present college administration’s zero tolerance for corruption, misconduct and amoral behaviours amongst employees and college students of the college. The administration is not going to fail to take decisive motion on any employees or scholar whose motion will drag the hallowed picture of the college to the mire.
“The eagle is still watching and many people are on the radar.”
Whereas commenting on the event, the Vice-Chancellor of the college, Prof.Charles Igwe, mentioned that there isn’t a hiding place for any employees or scholar who hides underneath any guise to hold out actions able to lowering the picture of the college within the estimation of the right-thinking members of the society.
He mentioned: “We’re decided to revive the values we’re identified for. We’re able to take care of lecturers and different employees who benefit from victimising college students in any type. We thank God that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has mooted the thought of passing laws setting out a five-year jail time period for anybody discovered to demand sexual gratification from college students in our tertiary establishments. We’re decided to battle the scourge right here in UNN.
“We’re additionally saying that anybody who calls herself a scholar right here ought to study to be respectable in dressing.
“As for individuals who go spherical extorting cash from unsuspecting members of the general public to supply them admission or employment, their time will quickly be over. As I communicate with you, UNN has suspended about 15 employees who had been discovered to be within the behavior of taking cash from folks to supply them employment or admission. We’re going to use them for instance for others. It pains me once I hear that professors and Ph.D. holders and employees of this nice occasion establishment are concerned within the rip-off. I’ll use this chance to advise these within the sport to cease it.”