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 Accounting student of MOUAU
Dr Nelson O’Amanze Udenze who is a member of the University’s Governing Council revealed this accusation via a petition to The Honourable Minister for States.
According to the petition, Prof. Francis was also accused of impregnating a third year female student of accounting in 2017. He allegedly promoted the student to final year status without any examination, allegedly graduated her and allegedly quickly sent her abroad to close the trial.
The Vice Chancellor was also accused of embezzling money meant for staffs of the institution he later allegedly suspended
The University’s Governing Counil member, 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.
He also stated that he would 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;