The appointment of a chief lecturer at The Polytechnic, Ibadan has been terminated by the Authorities of the institution.
This is contained in a press release signed by the Registrar/Secretary to the Council of the institution, Mrs. Fawale M.T on September 17th, 2020.
According to the release, Mr. Ajani Kelani Ojo Omotosho, a lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, was shown the way out of the institution following his involvement in an act of misconduct which resulted in embarrassing and tarnishing the image of the institution.
Mr. Ajani Kelani was alleged to have been involved in an inappropriate behavior and poorly managed relationship with his former student, which led to him appearing before the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee.
He was thereafter found guilty and sacked by the Governing Council after the allegations were said to have amounted to misconduct.
The termination letter signed by Mrs. Fawale read in parts;
“You will recall that you were engaged in an inappropriate behavior and a poorly managed relationship with your former student. These resulted in embarrassing and tarnishing the image of your employer, The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TIP).
“You will also recall your responses and appearances before the Investigation Panel and Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee that looked into the above matters. After a careful consideration of the issues above, the Governing Council found you guilty as your actions and activities amount to misconduct.
“The Governing Council therefore approved the immediate termination of your appointment with effect from Friday, 11th September, 2020.”