Raliya Mohammed Kashim, a staff member of the Bauchi State Polytechnic has been suspended over alleged involvement in politics.
The authority of the polytechnic alleged the suspended staff of participation in partisan politics.
The spokesperson of the institution, Maimako Baraya, has via a statement, revealed that the staff had posted campaign videos of the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate in Bauchi State and its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on her WhatsApp status.
The image maker of the school said that her action was a violation of the Public Service Rules which forbids civil servants from engaging in partisan politics.
“Management determined the action as inappropriate and a clear violation of the Public Service rule 18.104.22.168, which clearly prohibits public officers from engaging in partisan politics,” the statement reads
The statement also stated that the management of the Polytechnic “wishes to state categorically that the institution is a professional entity governed by rules and regulations”, adding that “having achieved this feat, it shall leave no stone unturned in its determination to ensure that all its employees maintain the highest level of professionalism and respect for the laws of the institution and the State.”