The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has suspended for six months, six (6) senior lecturers including one Director and a Head of department for allegedly manipulating of students’ results. The affected lecturers, who were also demoted, were from the School of Business and Management Studies.
Their suspension and demotion followed the report of the Staff Disciplinary Committee (SDC) which found them “culpable” of wrongdoings in separate allegations levelled against each of them. MAPOLY management added that the affected lecturers would not be allowed to hold any position of authority or responsibility in the institution for five years.
The institution’s management which communicated sanctions in a letter signed by the Deputy Registrar, S.A.Ashaye, and addressed to each of the affected lecturers said it based its decision on the report of the SDC on the alleged case of result manipulation levelled against a number of staff who examined Higher National Diploma course in the Department of Accountancy during the first semester examination of the 2015/2016 session.
The suspended persons are – M.A. Ademuyiwa (Director), Mr. M.A. Ajayi (HOD) and four senior lecturers namely – Dr. M. A. Adesola, J.K. Ogunwede, R. A. Oduwole and Agbebi Pius.