The Management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE) has suspended a lecturer identified as Dr Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology for allegedly impregnating a student.
However, it was gathered that the lecturer allegedly frightened, sexually harassed the said student before impregnating her.
Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, who confirmed the development in a statement on his personal Facebook account, on September 24, said the undergraduate suffered health complications as a result of the pregnancy.
“The Management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has placed a lecturer, Dr Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology on an Indefinite suspension on an allegation of serial intimidation, sexual harrassment and undue canal knowledge of a female undergraduate which resulted in her impregnation and other health complications.”
“The matter has been referred to the Council-Senate Committee on staff disciplinary matters for further investigation.” the statement reads.
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