Updated: UNN lecturer arrested for allegedly impregnating and threatening Four students has been Suspended By Agency
Operatives of Crack Squad, Enugu State Police Command have arrested one Dr. Chigozie Odum, said to be a senior lecturer at the Archeology Department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).
The lecturer was arrested for allegedly impregnating a student identified as Onah Chinyere and threatening her.
Daily Post reported that a petition from the family lawyer of the female student led to the arrest of the lecturer. It read;
“It is our client’s instruction that she has been a student in the Archeology and Tourism Department, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
“According to her instructions, Dr. Odum Chigozie Jude is one of the lecturers in the said department.
“Our brief further showed that the said Dr. Odum Jude went and approached our client and demanded to be sleeping with her and threatened our client that if she refuses, she will never graduate from the said department.
“He further threatened her that he was a cultist while in school and that up till today he still has a good number of them under his payroll. He, therefore, warned our client to comply with his demands and requests in her own interest.
“Our information further showed that he called our client to his house and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.”
UNN Suspends Lecturer For Impregnating Four Students Within 4 Years
A lecturer with University of Nigeria Nsukka, Mr. Chigozie Odum has been suspended
This is coming after the lecturer allegedly impregnated four students of the Institution within his four years of being appointed as a lecturer.
His suspension was signed by the deputy registrar of the institution, Achiuwa. F. C (MRS) for the Registrar.
In the suspension letter obtained by IGBERE TV, the suspended lecturer was asked to stay away from his duties until the conclusion of investigation and verdict is issued by management on the matter.
He has been equally placed on half salary within the period of investigation.