By Steve Seigha, Warri
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State has sacked four academic and one non-academic staff over cash-for-grade and alleged sexual harrassment, insubordination and other offences.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Prof. Abdullahi Shehu Zuru stated this while briefing journalists on the concluded disciplinary procedure of the university.
According to professor, ” there is an investigated caseof insubordination and plot to undermine the peace, was demoted to the rank of reader and banned from holding office in the institute for 10 years.
He also said a lecturer of the rank of Lecturer I was dismissed from the service of the university over cash-for-grade and sexual harassment, adding that two other lecturers on the rank of Lecturer I were demoted to Lecturer II with serious warning to be careful for their inability to properly supervise students.