Aliko Dangote University Suspends Lecturer For Maltreating Students In Viral Video

Authorities of the Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano State, have suspended a lecturer, for allegedly maltreating some students.

The Deputy Registrar, Information and Public Relations, Sa’idu Nayaya in a statement in Kano State on Wednesday noted that the institution’s decision followed a video clip that went viral on social media and some traditional media platforms.

In the viral video shared on social media, the lecturer was seen physical assault/corporal punishment meted out on some students by an academic staff member in a lecture hall.

The statement reads in part; “To that effect, the management of the university immediately queried and suspended the staff member in question, and forwarded the case to the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee for further action.

“These measures are taken swiftly to arrest the situation and bring justice.

“The management is hereby assuring parents, guardians, and the general public that the welfare and safety of the students are topmost, and any breach by whosoever will not be tolerated and go unpunished.”

“The management is also assuring that it will continue to provide a conducive learning environment to the students for them to graduate successfully at the end of their studies,” Nayaya added.

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