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Police step in as UNN suspends, probes randy lecturer

The Police in Enugu have arrested Mfonobong Udoudom, a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, who was suspended by the management of the institution over allegations of sexual harassment.

It was gathered that the police picked up the lecturer shortly after he was suspended yesterday.

Udoudom, in a viral-video, was seeing wearing a pair of boxers after he was caught in an attempt to indulge in sexual acts with a female student.

The lecturer’s suspension was announced in statement signed by Okwun Omeaku, the school acting Public Relations Officer (PRO), on Tuesday. The institution said the lecturer’s suspension will allow it pro e the matter properly.

The varsity PRO said, “The indefinite suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of a disciplinary panel constituted by the University to investigate the incident.

“For the records, the University of Nigeria has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct involving our staff and students. UNN is among the few universities in the country that has a Sexual Harassment Policy, which guides the relationship between our staff and students in particular and among our male and female staff.”

The institution added that it would not hesitate to punish Udoudom according to its rules if he is found guilty by our disciplinary panel

“As a university, we are committed to protecting our students from any form of abuse and exploitation, and the University Management will not hesitate to punish Mr Mfonobong David Udoudom, according to our rules, if he is found guilty by our disciplinary panel,” it noted.

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