The Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) in Abia State, Prof Francis Otunta has been accused of impregnating a 300 level student of Accounting of the institution.
In a now-viral petition written by a member of the University’s Governing Council, Dr Nelson O’Amanze Udenze, Otunta is being accused of impregnating a 300 level student of Accounting of the institution, upgrading her to 400 level, graduating her and flying her abroad.
Prof Otunta was also accused of alleged abuse of office and embezzling money meant for some staff of the university he allegedly suspended.
A member of the University’s Governing Council, Dr. Nelson Udenze who wrote the petition against the Vice-Chancellor, told LIB that he is yet to go the press because the Ministry of Education has constituted a panel to look into the allegations. According to him, he will be speaking to the press after the investigation has been concluded. He also confirmed that he wrote the petition this month, January 2020.
Read the petition below;