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Corporal Punishment: Aliko Dangote University Suspend Lecturer



A lecturer of the Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology Wudil, Kano State has been suspended by the management of the institution of higher learning.

The lecturer was suspended for meting out corporal punishment on some students.

A video that went viral captured the lecturer at the Kano State-owned varsity, punishing students by subjecting them to frog jumps in a lecture hall.

The video generated widespread criticism and condemnation on social media.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, and signed by the Deputy Registrar, Information and Public Relations Unit, Sai’du Abdullahi Nayaya, the management of the school said the case has been forwarded to the Disciplinary Committee for further investigation.

“The attention of the Management of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, is drawn to a viral video circulating on social media, of physical assault/corporal punishment meted out on some students by an academic staff in a lecture hall and the story on the issue carried by some media houses,” the statement read.


“To that effect, the management of the university immediately queried and suspended the staff in question and forwarded the case to the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee for further action

“These measures are taken swiftly to arrest the situation and bring justice,”

Update: Kano varsity suspends lecturer for meting out corporal punishment on students

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