The Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu, has dismissed a senior lecturer, who was a former acting Head, Department of Mass Communication, Dr Michael Ukaegbu for involvement in sex-for-marks.
This was contained in a communiqué issued and signed by the Registrar, Acho Elendu after the 148th Regular and Resumed Meeting of the Governing Council of the varsity under the chairmanship of the Pro-Chancellor, Adolphus Wabara.
According to the communique, the ABSU Council-in-Session which confirmed the dismal of Ukaegbu, also confirmed the dismissal of another lecturer, Mr Leonard Chukwuma over admission fraud and racketeering.
A senior management worker of the university said the school management had been tracking the two lecturers, adding that a disciplinary committee was set up to look into the allegations against them.
The source noted that reports were sent to the council with appropriate recommendations which were ratified.