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KASU Orders Lecturers Planning To Sexual Harass Students To Resign

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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Kaduna State University, Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, in an effort to stop sexual harassment in higher institutions has warned lecturers in KASU against engaging in sex-for-grades.

Ashafa stated that if any lecturer plans to sexually harass any students for a grade, such lecturer should tender his resignation before being exposed.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor stated while receiving the Deputy Minority Leader of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Mrs Comfort Anwe, during her courtesy call to his office in the institution.

Ashafa stated that the institution had zero tolerance for such misconduct.

Naija News had earlier reported that Salamatu Bello, a victim of alleged sexual harassment, embarked on a solo protest within Kaduna metropolis, alleging that a lecturer, A.B. Umar, who molested her at the Ahamadu Bello University and now working at KASU as a lecturer.

Ashafa said, “KASU has risen to the occasion. We have established a committee with broader terms of reference to investigate possible occurrence of this kind of heinous act which might be buried without our knowledge. And if any lecturer found wanting will be dealt with according to the law establishing the university”