Abia Varsity sacks two lecturers over sex-for-mark, admission racketeering


The authorities of the Abia State University has reportedly sacked two lecturers, Messers Michael Ukaegbu and Leonard Chukwuma who were allegedly involved in sex-for-grade mess and admission racketeering respectively.

Their dismissal was contained in a communique issued by the institution’s governing council in a meeting held on 16 and 20 of December, 2021.

This medium gathered that the meeting held at the university council chamber and it was chaired by the chairman and pro-chancellor of the institution’s council, Adolphus Wabara.

According to the communique signed by the secretary to the council, Acho Elemdu, it ratified the dismissal of the duo.

Ukaegbu is a senior lecturer and was also the former acting head of the Department of Mass Communication.

On the other hand, the council sacked Leonard Chukwuma for fraud and admission racketeering.

The communique reads partly: “Council-in-Session ratified the dismissal of Dr Michael I. Ukaegbu, former Ag. Head, Department of Mass Communication for involvement in sex-for-grade and Mr Leonard Chukwuma for fraud and admission racketeering.”



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