Oyo State Government on Friday announced that it has suspended no fewer than three teachers over alleged sexual harassment of students.
The three teachers were teaching at Oyo state basic school, Ogbomoso prior to their suspension.
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Rahman Abdu-Raheem made these revelations in a statement Friday night.
He was reacting to a viral video which revealed some atrocities in the school.
He said that the state government has ordered immediate suspension of three teachers who allegedly harassed some students in the school.
The commissioner in addition, explained that the Headteacher of the school and the Principal, Oyo State Training School for the Blind have been transferred.
He added that the government took the decision in order to address the situation.
The commissioner while speaking further, explained that a four-man investigative panel has been set up to investigate the matter
Abdu-Raheem also warned Principals, Head-Teachers and other staff members to desist from acts that can jeopardize the efforts of the state government.
He assured parents and other stakeholders of constant unannounced monitoring of all schools in the state.
He then “urged parents, students and other relevant stakeholders to support and partner with this government”.
The affected Head-teacher according to him is Mrs Adebiyi Racheal, while the Principal is Mrs. Akanbi Oluwaseun.