LASU dismisses 17 staff, demotes 2 others

The Lagos State University (LASU) has dismissed 15 academic Staff and two non-academic staff for different acts of misconduct, Punch reports.

The report:

The school’s governing council also demoted one academic staff and one non-academic staff.

A statement on Friday by LASU’s Acting Head, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya, said the decision was taken at the governing council’s meeting on Thursday 7 September 2017.

It said the decision was in line with Section 6(1) and (2) of the Lagos State University Law 2004 (as amended), the Council of the Lagos State University as the governing authority of the University, and exercises general oversight over the Institution and its affairs.

The statement said, “Dr. Isaac Akinloye, OYEWUNMI, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Kinetics, Sports and Health Education, Faculty of Education was established to have demanded the sum of N50, 000 (Fifty Thousand Naira only) from 2003 modular year students of Political Science Education on the sandwich Programme to process their results. He was found culpable of attempt to obtain money for himself as an inducement to carry out his duties, and consequently DISMISSED from the service of the University.

“Dr. Adebowale ADEYEMI-SUENU, Senior Lecturer and Acting Head, Department of History and International studies, Faculty of Arts was established to have unilaterally altered the results of 12 (Twelve) students already advised to withdraw by Senate in the Department of History and International Studies in the 2015/2016 academic session, thereby changing their status from “withdrawn” to “good standing”.

He also changed the results of some final year students and stragglers outside the scope of the Departmental decision. Dr. ADEYEMI-SUENU also awarded grade point of 2.0 to two (2) students in an examination from which they were absent. This is tantamount to manipulation of Students results in contravention of provisions of the Conditions and Scheme of Service for Senior Staff. He was therefore DISMISSED from the service of the University.

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