Kaduna State university (KASU)

Kaduna University Lecturer Who ‘Sexually Harassed’ Female Student Gets Severely Punished

The appointment of Dr. Idowu Abbas of the Geography Department on the Kaduna State University, KASU, has been terminated.

His appointment became terminated over allegations of sexual harassment.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the school, Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, introduced this in a declaration in Kaduna on Friday January 15. Ashafa additionally introduced the advertising of 12 different teachers of the school.

According to Ashafa, the college’s Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee, chaired with the aid of using the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), investigated the alleged sexual harassment in opposition to the lecturer and the record of the investigating committee became supplied on the 217th Management Meeting of the group on Jan. 12.

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He stated that the control brushed off Abbas from the carrier of the college and directed that each one college students beneathneath his supervision be reassigned to a first rate lecturer withinside the department.

“According to the record, Abbas confessed in his testimony to have touched and hugged a woman scholar he became supervising her challenge from in the back of in opposition to her will, whilst she went to his workplace to speak about her challenge.

His memories additionally found out different nasty and randy misbehaviour he displayed to the scholar.

This gross misconduct violated Section 8.7 Paragraph (f) of the Administrative and Academic Regulations in Kaduna State University.

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The policies country that ‘victimization/harassment of scholar thru exam mark is punishable with the aid of using dismissal and/or termination of appointment,” he stated

The deputy Vice-Chancellor defined Abbas’ in advance resignation as “null and void.”

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