Federal Polytechnic, Auchi has sanctioned 27 lecturers for engaging in sex for marks, money for marks and other unethical practices.
Eleven of the affected staff were dismissed, the appointments of six were terminated, while 10 others were downgraded.
Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Sanusi Jimah, who said these at the 25th Convocation ceremony of the institution, said an additional 250 staff were recruited to strengthen the capacity of the institution.
He stated that the institution has enhanced its staff development policy by sponsoring staff to acquire higher degrees through TETFUND interventions.
Chairman, Governing Council, Olarewaju Oloyo, represented by Prince Felix Oba Okojie, said unethical conduct of staff would no longer be tolerated.