Auchi polytechnic sacks 13 lecturers, demotes 16 others over sexual harassment and extortion of students

13 lecturers of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi in Edo state have been sacked while 16 others were demoted by the management of the school following their involvement in sexual harassment and extortion of students. This was disclosed to newsmen by the Public Relation Officer of the school, Mustapha Oshiobugie, in Auchi yesterday.


“A total of 41 persons were involved in sexual 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 added that the affected lecturers have been notified.