By Austin Ajayi
Four academic sta Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola, are to be dismissed four academic staff for alleged alterations of academic results and distortions.
The four academic staff were approved and recommended for dismissal by the management of the school after being found guilty of gross altering results.
A press issued on Thursday by the Information and Public Relations Officer of the institution, Albert Matilah made available to Authority Newspaper stated that the affected staff were found guilty of altering over 800 results and awarding fake marks to students.
The affected staff are, Abubakar Babale, Paul Wache, Usman Hammarwabi and Isa Ribadu.
It was gathered that Abubakar Babale, who is the head of the Department of Mass Communication, altered over 700 results across 21 courses, while Paul Wache of the Geography department tempered with 83 results in 12 courses.
The release further stated that “Abubakar Babale tempered with 727 candidates’ results in 21 courses and also gave fake results to some students who did not sit for the examination”.
“Paul Wache altered 83 results in 12 courses which he claimed to be human error. In addition, he gave fake results to students who did not write the paper as testified by the course lecturer”.
“Usman Hammarwabi was involved in forgery, numerous alterations, allocation of fake results and other unprofessional acts while Isa Ribadu was involved in numerous alteration of results and allocation of fake marks.
“It is evidently clear that the lecturers were given the opportunity to defend themselves and pleaded guilty to the offences”, Matilah stated