KABALE-Kabale University has sacked Dr. Nafiu Lukman Abiodun, the Head Department of Economics and Statistics in the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences after being found guilty of sexual harassment.
A Nigerian national Abiodun, has been the director of research at the university.
According to sources he run out of luck when some of the female students recorded him demanding sex on phone.
He was interdicted mid-year to paveway for investigations into complaints that he was demanding sex from female students in exchange for marks. Our reporter understands that Lukman would give retakes to female students that refuse his demands.
In a November 11, 2022 letter seen by our reporter addressed to Abiodun, the University Secretary Canon Johnson Munono Byaryantuma, says that investigations found him guilty of sexual harassment, failure to follow examination regulations and professional guidance.
Kabale University Chancellor Joy Constance Kwesiga, confirmed the development when contacted yesterday but declined to divulge details, saying that they have information that Lukman may petition the court.
Abiodun told our reporter that he is yet to receive the letter terminating his services. He dismissed the accusations leveled against him but declined to discuss the details.