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  • Updated: April 23, 2024

Sex scandal: UNN suspends lecturer in viral video

Sex scandal: UNN suspends lecturer in viral video

The University of Nigeria Nsukka has suspended Mfonobong David Udoudom, a lecturer in the School of General Studies who was captured on film reportedly harassing a female student.

Allnews ng gathered that Udoudom was found with his pants down in his office with a married student, with subsequent reports revealing that Udoudom was arrested by the police on Monday and has been detained since then.

A video of the university don wearing only boxers has become popular on social media. However, SaharaReporters were unable to independently determine the day of the occurrence.

The institution explained in a formal statement published on Tuesday, signed by its Acting Public Relations Officer, Chief Okwun Omeaku, that Udoudom is not a Professor.

According to the school, Udoudom has been suspended indefinitely awaiting the conclusion of an inquiry by the university's disciplinary panel into the event.

The statement partly reads: "The indefinite suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of a disciplinary panel constituted by the University to investigate the incident.

"For the records, the University of Nigeria has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct involving our staff and students. UNN is among the few universities in the country that has a Sexual Harassment Policy, which guides the relationship between our staff and students in particular and among our male and female staff.

"As a university, we are committed to protecting our students from any form of abuse and exploitation, and the University Management will not hesitate to punish Mr Mfonobong David Udoudom, according to our rules, if he is found guilty by our disciplinary panel."

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