UNIZIK lecturer risks punishment for flogging student over uniform

Dorothy S. Bass

The administration of the Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra Condition, said it had started investigation into an incident that allegedly took spot on the campus in which an unknown lecturer flogged an undergraduate for not adhering to the dress code.

The undergraduate of Economics, discovered by her social media title, gigi_symplefyed Ginika, was allegedly overwhelmed up by the lecturer for not putting on the Ankara uniform recommended for the division.

The lecturer is at present facing a disciplinary panel more than the incident.

But the Dean of the School of Social Sciences, Prof Uche Nwogwugwu, explained, “A comprehensive investigation shall be conducted into the make a difference, and if the allegations are real, the lecturer will unquestionably experience the wrath of the vice-chancellor.

“There is a need to discover out the real cause behind the alleged beating of the woman student. If it is confirmed to be true, the lecturer will not go unpunished.

“It is real that the college administration, under the management of the VC, Prof Charles Esimone, made a law prohibiting indecent dressing on campus that does not in any way empower any lecturer or employees of the establishment to just take the legislation into their personal fingers with out recourse to the authorities.”

He stated that the college management would continue to do all in its powers to guard the legal rights and welfare of learners.

The explained lecturer, it was collected, seized the private consequences, including sneakers, of other pupils for not complying with the gown code.

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The situation, it was collected, experienced produced rigidity on campus.

A resource claimed, “There is tension on the Students’ Union Government to take motion on the subject or we the students will paralyse tutorial activities in the college for days.

“Can you picture? Exactly where has this transpired in advance of that a lecturer would flog an undergraduate for any purpose? Are we in a nursery and main college? This is unacceptable this is unheard of. We need to get to the root of this.

“The lady in query is continue to in ache because of the beating she acquired from this callous lecturer, which remaining her entire body swollen. This form of behaviour belongs to the Hobbesian condition of nature.”

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