By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Governing Council of The Polytechnic Ibadan on Friday terminated the appointment of a lecturer with the institution, Mr. Ajadi Ojo Omotosho.
New Nigerian learnt that the sacked lecturer who was with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the institution was alleged of sexual impropriety after which the institution raised a panel to investigate the allegations against him.
According to a letter signed by the institution’s Registrar and Secretary to the Council, Mrs M.T. Fawale made available to newsmen on Saturday, the lecturer’s appointment was terminated over his involvement in act of misconduct which resulted in “embarrassing and tarnishing the image” of th institution.
Part of the letter of termination dated 15th September, 2020 , read: “You will recall that you were engaged in an inappropriate behavior and a poorly managed relationship with your former student. These resulted in embarrassing and tarnishing the image of your employer, The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
The letter added, “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 in the letter asked the sacked lecturer to hand over all properties of the institution in his possession to his Head of Department.