Sep 21, 2021

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Kogi Poly Suspends Lecturer for Allegedly Forcing Textbook on Students

  • The rector of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has suspended one of his lecturers whose name has been withheld
  • The rector of the institution, Usman Salisu Ogbo, who announced this, said it was illegal for any professor to force a student to buy textbooks Anyone who wanted and broke the law

Lokoja, Kogi – Usman Salisu Ogbo, the rector of the Kogi Lokoja State Polytechnic, announced the suspension of a lecturer at the institution for allegedly forcing students to buy textbooks, before passing their exams.

The Punch reported that Ogbo revealed this when the president, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Asefon Sunday; along with his entourage, paid a courtesy call to the management of the Polytechnic.

He explained that some “forces” at the Polytechnic who opposed its transformation agenda were making several efforts Ban on the sale of textbooks to students, but failed.

Ogbo also announced the transfer of a certain department head whose whereabouts in this position were allegedly questionable.

He said:

“We have had cases where some faculty insist that students who do not buy their textbooks will fail their exams. We also have cases where the students who bought books and those who did not get separated. That is pure malice. “

The rector further explained that exam errors, sectarianism, social vices, falsification of exam results for admission to the Polytechnic are a thing of the past, warning that the current one Management would take firm action against anyone who violates and would violate the law.

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