IMSU Takes Action Against Lecturer Who Slapped Female Student For Wearing Mufti To Class
Imo State University (IMSU) has suspended a lecturer at the Physiology Department, Dr. Desmond Izunwanne, following allegations that he assaulted and slapped a female student.
The incident reportedly occurred when Ukamaka, a medical laboratory student, showed up in class wearing an outfit deemed inappropriate for the department.
According to a press statement signed by Ralph Njokuobi, the Deputy Registrar Head of Media and Public Relations, IMSU management took swift action to suspend Dr. Izunwanne after a video of the incident was shared on social media. The suspension is effective immediately, Gist Reel gathered.
The video, which was reportedly recorded by Ukamaka’s classmates, shows the lecturer repeatedly slapping the female student.
The incident has sparked outrage on social media, with many calling for the lecturer to be punished.
In its statement, IMSU management condemned the incident and assured the public that it would not tolerate any form of violence or abuse against students.
The university also urged students to report any incident of assault or harassment to the appropriate authorities
See the statement below;
”It has come to the notice of the Management of Imo State University the viral video circulating the globe about the indecorous actions of a lecturer of the University, Dr. Desmond lzunwanne of the Physiology Department, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences of Imo State University, Owerri against four students of the University.