Nigeria: UNICAL probes claim of inappropriate behavior against lecturer
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
The management of the University of Calabar has started an examination concerning a claim of inappropriate behavior evened out against the Dean of law, , Prof. Cyril Ndifon, on Monday by the students of the university.
In a viral video via social media on Monday, the students of the faculty blamed Ndifon for sexually attacking and harassing them.
The students were seen raging the workplace of the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Florence Obi, bearing bulletins with engravings, for example, “Ndifon should go for our mental soundness”, “We are burnt out on purchasing regulation diaries”, “We are worn out on instructors not going to classes”, and “Regulation young ladies are not your treasure trove; Prof. Ndifon ought to quit snatching us and others.”
An internet based medium, CrossRiverWatch, had, nonetheless, cited Ndifon as denying the charges, expressing that the dissent was coordinated by people inside the workforce who held resentment against him.
“For the wellbeing of Christ, I don’t show Year 2 B or Year one understudies, so I don’t have any idea why they have decided to drag my name into the mud. For this reason I said before that the charges were lies, cooked from the pit of misery, just to obliterate a standing that I had gone through many years building,” he was halfway cited as saying.
Talking with PUNCH Metro on Tuesday, the college’s representative, Eyo Bassey, said the school the executives hosted met with the distressed gatherings.
Bassey said, “Toward the finish of today (Tuesday), we will give an assertion. Recently (Monday), the understudies emerged with their dissent, conveying notices, which you saw internet bearing different engravings.
“They were welcomed by the bad habit chancellor. The staff members of the Personnel of Regulation were welcome to come and address the board as well as their senior workforce staff about anything that could have been their objections.
“They talked and raised a great deal of issues. It isn’t even pretty much sexual claims. There are a wide range of different issues they raised and the board lauded them for drawing the issues out into the open.”