Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Chinedu Ibeakanma
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The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has terminated the appointment of a lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kelani Ajadi Omotoso, for alleged sexual misconduct.

The institution’s Registrar/Secretary to the Council, M. T. Fawale, who released a statement explaining situation said the lecturer was sacked for his involvement in actions which resulted in “embarrassing and tarnishing the image” of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

The termination letter of Mr. Kelani reads: “You will recall that you were engaged in an inappropriate behaviour and a poorly managed relationship with your former student. These resulted in embarrassing and tarnishing the image of your employer, The Polytechnic, Ibadan. You will also recall your responses and appearances before the investigation panel and senior staff disciplinary committee that looked into the above matters. After a careful consideration of the issues above, the Governing Council found you guilty as your actions and activities amount to misconduct.

“The Governing Council, therefore approved the immediate termination on your appointment with effect from Friday , 11th September,2020. “You are to handover all properties of the institution in your possession to your Head of Department.”

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