UNIABUJA Sacks Two Senior Staff

The Governing Council of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) has approved the immediate termination of appointments of Mr. Jude .O. Nwabueze of the institution’s Transport Unit and Mr. Nurudeen T. Yusuf of the University Medical Centre for acts of insubordination.

This was contained in a statement issued by the university's registrar, Mrs Rifkatu Hoshen Swanta.

Mrs. Swanta said the decision to sack the duo was based on the recommendations of the Council Disciplinary Committee which was approved by the Governing Council at its 76th regular meeting.

She said the decision to sack Mr. Nwabueze and Mr. Yusuf, who were chairman and secretary of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), UNIABUJA chapter, respectively, was “in line with section 16 (i) of the University of Abuja Act and section 7 (1) (b) (i) of the University of Abuja Conditions of Service for Senior Staff.”