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Lecturer drags Kaduna State University to court over moves to sack him for unfavourable commentaries on Gov. Yero

By Garba Ahmad, Kaduna on 14/08/2014

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A lecturer at the Kaduna State University (KASU), Dr. John Danfulani, has dragged the Governing Council of the university to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Kaduna, challenging moves to sack him following his commentaries on Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero who is also visitor of the institution.

In the suit No. NICN/KD/19/2014, Dr. Danfulani is challenging a letter issued to him on June 20, 2014 titled ‘Denigration of The Person of the Visitor of Kaduna State University’, which read: “Management has observed with dismay the way and manner in which you denigrate and make unsubstantiated remarks about the person of the Visitor of the University, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero in your numerous write ups.

“While noting that you may exercise your freedom of expression and express opinion on issues, management views the statements above by you, a staff member of the university as denigrative and as an act of misconduct in line with section 20:4 of the university law. You are therefore by this letter required to desist forthwith from any acts of misconduct or disrespect to the person or office of the visitor who is your employer on behalf of whom council acts. Failure to desist will leave management with no option than to take appropriate action.”

The lecturer, through his counsel, Auta Maisamari, is seeking to know whether his status as a university lecturer bars him from commenting on issues related to peace and development of both Kaduna State and Nigeria at large. He also wants to know if his commentaries contravened Sections 36, and 39 of 1999 constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria and Section 20:4 of the KASU law.

The counsel is seeking perpetual injunction restraining the university from further acts of punishing his client in relation to any claims.

A date has not yet been fix for hearing, but a credible source in the university confirmed that it has received the originating summons and working on its defence ahead of appearance in the court.

Photo shows Governor Yero of Kaduna State.

Source News Express

Posted 14/08/2014 11:42:58 PM

 

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