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Abia State University has sacked two lecturers, Micheal Ukaegbu and Leonard Chukwuma that were allegedly involved in sex-for-grade 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.
The meeting held at the university council chamber was chaired by Adolphus Wabara, the chairman and pro-chancellor of the institution’s council.
According to the communique signed by Acho Elemdu, the secretary to the council, it ratified the dismissal of the duo.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Ukaegbu is a senior lecturer and was also the former acting head of the Department of Mass Communication.
The council sacked Leonard Chukwuma for fraud and admission racketeering.
The communique reads: “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.”