SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, (THEWILL) – The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, UDU, Sokoto, said it has dismissed one of its lecturers for altering the results of students.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, who disclosed this in Sokoto on Saturday, declined to give the full detail of the affected lecturer.
According to him, “that management of the university took that drastic action to serve as deterrent to others.
“The action is to remind Academic and non academic staffers of what might happen if they try such an act.
“We will not hesitate to wield the big stick on any staff found wanting for any infractions in this regard.
“The university has no fewer than 30,000 students and the guidelines are there for all to follow. We will not compromise the set standards.”
Zuru cautioned students against examination malpractice and vices, stressing that the university would not tolerate any ill behaviour.
He advised students to conduct both their academic and extracurricular activities in line with laid down rules and regulations or be sanctioned accordingly.