A professor of law at the University of Jos has been suspended by the school after she was caught cheating while writing an examination.
Benedicta Daudu, an associate professor of Law
The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has suspended one of its academic staff after she was caught cheating while writing an examination on May 4.
Benedicta Daudu, an associate Professor of Law and former head of the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law of the Faculty of Law in UNIJOS, was allegedly caught copying from a prepared answer during an examination for a Master’s degree in Research and Public Policy in the Faculty of Social Sciences of the same university.
She has also been removed as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption was immediately suspended.
“I can confirm to you that the Senate Disciplinary Committee found her guilty of the allegations, and has suspended her from the Masters programme for two semesters,” an official of the university told this newspaper.
“Also, the matter was referred to the Staff Disciplinary Committee which also suspended her from work. So she is no longer teaching.” a source revealed.
Another official of the university said the professor sued the institution over her suspension.