UB academics call for Fako’s head


The University of Botswana Academic & Senior Support Staff Union (UBASSSU) on Tuesday declared a motion of no confidence and called for the dismissal of vice chancellor Professor Thabo Fako.

The union delivered a 36-point petition to UB Council chair, Parks Tafa, listing grievances and complaints against the local institution’s principal head.

UBASSSU demanded that Tafa set up a Committee of Inquiry to investigate a broad range of acts allegedly committed during Fako’s tenure.  The union wants Fako to resign within a week of the petition delivery and for processes for his replacement to start swiftly in accordance with the University Act and Council guidelines.

Editor's Comment
Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up