No few than 19 staff of the Lagos State University (LASU) have
been dismissed from service for falsification of the West African
Examinations Council (WAEC) O’ level result which they use to
Another reason for the sack of some of the staff which was
approved by the Governing Council at its statutory meeting was
that they absconded from their duty post.
According to the LASU bulletin from the Centre for Information
Public Press Relations (CIPPR) under the vice chancellor’s
office, the council considered the report of the senior staff
disciplinary committee on various allegations against the
workers and approved their dismissal from service.
A breakdown of the list revealed that 15 staff was sacked for
falsification of May/June WAEC O’ level results with the oldest
claimed result obtained in 1975 and the recent been in 2003.
Four staff were dismissed by the governing council for
absconding from duty without authorisation of the university
A further breakdown showed that four of those dismissed are
from the security unit, four also from Epe campus, one each
from works and physical planning, external system, academic
planning unit, registrar’s office, bursary, university library,
LASUSOC and Faculty of Science.
The dismissal of the 19 staff took effect from different dates
2010 (one), 2013 (three) and of recent 2016 (14) and they are
mainly senior staff of the university.