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.

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Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

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