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LASU dismisses 13 staff for falsifying results, other offences

THE Lagos State University (LASU) has dismissed 13 members of staff in the junior cadre, following reports from the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee.

The institution, in an official bulletin obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lagos, on Monday, said the decision was taken by the governing council at its 112th statutory meeting held recently.

It said the council, after deliberation, approved the recommendation of the disciplinary committee to dismiss 13 out of the 14 staff members presented by the disciplinary committee for necessary action.

“Council at its 112th statutory meeting received and considered Paper No. 10/GC/16/068 on the Report of Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee on allegations levelled against some members of staff.

“It, after deliberations, approved the recommendation of the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee on the affected members of staff,’’ it said.

The university authorities said in the bulletin that one of the staff members was exonerated of the allegation of falsification of results levelled against him.

According to the authorities, nine of the affected members of staff were dismissed on the grounds of falsification and irregularities in their West African Examination Council (WAEC) results.

The bulletin indicated that one of the affected staff members was dismissed for involvement in fraudulent act, two for theft and one for abandonment of duty.