The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has disclosed that they have sacked a lecturer, Kelani Ajadi Omotoso, for alleged sexual misconduct.
This was made known in a statement by the institution’s Registrar/Secretary to the Council, M. T. Fawale. It was stated that the lecturer was sacked for his involvement in acts of misconduct which resulted in embarrassing and tarnishing the image of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, his employer. The sacked lecturer is of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
“You will recall that you were engaged in 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. You will also recall your responses and appearances before the investigation panel and senior staff disciplinary committee that looked into the above matters. After 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 of your appointment with effect from Friday, 11th September 2020. “You are to hand over all properties of the institution in your possession to your Head of Department,” the statement read.