The management of Abia State University, Uturu, has dismissed Michael Ukaegbu, a senior lecturer and former Acting Head of the Department of Mass Communication, over the sex-for-grades scandal.
The institution announced Ukaegbu’s dismissal in a communique issued after the 148th regular and resumed meetings of the Governing Council of the university held on Thursday, the 16th, and the 20th of December 2021.
The Governing Council under the chairmanship of the Pro-Chancellor, Adolphus Wabara, the ABSU council-in-session ratified the dismal of Ukaegbu.
According to the communique signed by the University Registrar, Acho Elendu, the Council also ratified the dismissal of Mr. Leonard Chukwuma for admission fraud and racketeering.
A senior management staff of the university said ABSU management and security have been tracking the lecturer.
The staff added that a disciplinary committee was set up, which sent their report to the Council with appreciative recommendation that was ratified by the Council