Monday, 16 August 2021

Sex for Grade, extortion, sundry practices, UNICAL Lecturers face disciplinary committee

The management of the University of Calabar has hinted of plans to invite erring lecturers to face the varsity's Disciplinary Committee over alleged sex for grades/sexual harassment, acts of sorting, extortion.

This was contained in an internal memo signed by Prof. Michael Okom, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration and circulated around the University community at the weekend.

The memo with the subject matter, 'Obnoxious and Abhorrable Acts of Sorting, Extortion and Sexual Harassment,' which reads in parts stated thus: "Some departments and lecturers have been specifically fingered and investigations have commenced.

"Management also has information to the effect that lecturers have resorted to giving students scripts to write exams at homes, hotels and relaxation places.

"All those involved in these despicable activities are hereby warned to desist and repent. In fact, they will soon be invited to interact with the Disciplinary Committee," it concluded.