The sacking and demotion of 19 lecturers of the Lagos State University (LASU) for alleged multiple scandals would not stand, the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) chapter of the institution vowed on Saturday.
Secretary General of the teachers’ union, Anthony Dansu told Sunday Tribune by phone that the decision by the university authorities to terminate the appointment of 17 lecturers and demote two, was still shocking despite the suspicion that the authorities were out on such a mission.
He also disclosed that a congress of the union would soon be called to address the alleged injustice.
He wasn’t definite on the date of the proposed emergency meeting, though this week wasn’t ruled out.
Both the chairman of the union Dr Isaac Oyewunmi and his vice Adebowale Adewale-Suenu, were affected in the purge, which the school authorities predicated on alleged offences like fraudulent practice, bribery, falsification of result, abandonment of duty and