UNN suspends lecturer over alleged sexual harassment

The management of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has suspended indefinitely its Mr David Udo-Udom, the lecturer, allegedly involved in sexual harassment of a female student.

The UNN Public Relations Officer, Chief Okwun Omeaku, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Nsukka.

According to Omeaku, the indefinite suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of a Disciplinary Panel constituted by the university to investigate the incident.

He said the affected lecturer, who is of the General Studies division, was allegedly caught in a video harassing a female student.

The PRO said that the UNN had a zero tolerance for sexual misconducts involving either staff members or students.

“UNN is among the few universities in the country that has a sexual harassment policy, which guides the relationship between our staff and students.

“As a university, we are committed to protecting our students from any form of abuse and exploitation.

”The university management will not hesitate to punish Udoudom , according to our rules, if he is found guilty by our disciplinary panel,” he said.

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