Abia Varsity Sacks Lecturer over Sex-for-Grades Scandal

Abia State University, Uturu, has sacked a senior lecturer, one Michael Ukaegbu, over sex-for-grades scandal.

In a communique issued after its 148th regular and resumed meetings of the Governing Council of the university held on Thursday, the 16th and the 20th of December 2021, under the chairmanship of the Pro-Chancellor, Adolphus Wabara, the ABSU council-in-session ratified the dismal of Ukaegbu, who is a former Acting Head of the Department of Mass Communication.

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 source said later, a disciplinary committee was set up, which sent their report to the Council with appreciate recommendation that was ratified by the Council, which led to the sacking of the lecturer.