Breaking: UniAbuja sex scandal, panel to investigate dean

Breaking: UniAbuja sex scandal, panel to investigate dean

UniAbuja has set up committee to investigate allegations of falsification of examination records and sexual harassment against the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Professor A. A. Adeniji, made  by one Miss Duru Deborah,  also a student of the Faculty of Agriculture.

 

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It was gathered that there was  threat by the lecturer that the student, with registration number: 16211546, would not pass a course he was taking unless she gave in to his sexual demands, she reported the matter to security operatives, who organised a sting operation.

The sting operation was carried out by men of the Gwarinpa police station, where the professor was caught pants down in a hotel room in the highbrow estate of the Federal Capital Territory.

Speaking on the latest development, The Assistant Registrar and Information Officer of University of Abuja, Maryam Mohammed, said “Professor Adeniji has been placed on suspension over the issue”.

She also said that “the university suspended him because the issue was considered serious and that this is the first time such a thing is happening in the university. She said until the committee set up by the university management to investigate the issue submits its report, the institution cannot speak on it”.

Though the incident occurred about four weeks ago when the students of the institution were taking first semester examinations for the 2018/2019 academic session, it has not been made public, as only a few people are aware of it. A source who spoke  on condition of anonymity claimed the institution was working hard to keep the scandal away from the public.

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Speaking on the latest development, The Assistant Registrar and Information Officer of University of Abuja, Maryam Mohammed, said “Professor Adeniji has been placed on suspension over the issue. She said the university suspended him because the issue was considered serious and that this is the first time such a thing is happening in the university”.

In her words she said “until the committee set up by the university management to investigate the issue submits its report, the institution cannot speak on it”.

Though the incident occurred about four weeks ago when the students of the institution were taking first semester examinations for the 2018/2019 academic session, it has not been made public, as only a few people are aware of it.

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