EBSU sacks 63 lecturers over certificate forgeries, other offences

Management of Ebonyi State University, EBSU, has disengaged 63 lecturers over certificate forgeries and other infringements.

Public Relations Officer of the university, Patrick Itumo, who confirmed the sack to newsmen on Thursday, said some of the affected lecturer have overstayed in the university.

Mr. Patrick further disclosed that most of the staffs obtained their West African School Certificate, WAEC, before their First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).

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According to him, “there is this audit report that was brought out from where these people were disengaged, 63 of them.

“Some of them have age discrepancies in their records. Some people obtained doubtful First school leaving certificates; some obtained their WAEC before their First School Leaving Certificates.

“There are people who should have retired at the age of 65 or 70 years and they are still in service and also some Adjunct Professors who come from various places whose contracts has been reviewed up to five times. As of now, nobody among these people has been reinstated,” he stated.

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