No fewer that 13 lecturers of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State have been sacked and demoted by the authorities of the institution over s3xual harassment and extortion of students.
Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie, the Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the institution told journalists in Auchi on Wednesday that the affected lecturers had officially notified.
“A total of 41 persons were involved in s3xual harassment and extortion of money.
“Five lecturers were dismissed, eight got their appointments terminated and 16 were demoted.
“Four others were warned, two advised, two cautioned, one recommended for mentoring while two students were denied further admission in the institution.
“Painstaking investigations have been done by internal and independent panels constituted by the National Board for Technical Education and Ministry of Education,” he said.
He said that the Minister of Education approved the action based on the recommendations of the panels.