Today 1 April, 2023

University lecturer suspended for allegedly impregnating student

Dr. Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe, a Senior Lecturer of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rivers State, has been suspended indefinitely for allegedly impregnating a student of the institution.

The Management of the Institution revealed this in a statement, adding that Dr. Rowland, a lecturer of the Department of Sociology will therefore embark on an Indefinite suspension for the alleged sexual assault.

According to Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, the Vice Chancellor of the institution “Igwe’s suspension is hinged on an allegation of serial intimidation, sexual harassment and undue canal knowledge of a female undergraduate which resulted in her being impregnated and suffering health complications.”

The matter has been referred to the Council-Senate Committee on Staff Disciplinary Matters of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education for further investigation.


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