A petition has been written against the Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) in Abia State, Prof Francis Otunta for reportedly impregnating a 300 level student of Accounting of the institution.
The allegation was contained in a petition written by a member of the University’s Governing Council, Dr Nelson O’Amanze Udenze.
In the petition, the Vice Chancellor was accused of impregnating a third year female student of accounting in 2017, allegedly upgrading the student to final year status without any examination, and then reportedly graduated her and quickly sent her abroad to close the trial.
Prof Otunta was also accused of an alleged abuse of office and embezzling money meant for some staff of the university he allegedly suspended.
Recall that a female lecturer of the institution, Prof Patricia Mbah also accused same Vice Chancellor of sexually harassing her, illegally seizing her salary and victimizing her. The lawsuit against him will be heard at the National Industrial Court in Owerri on February 3.
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