Rivers University suspends lecturer
The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rivers State,
has suspended a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Dr. Rowland Igwe, indefinitely for
allegedly impregnating a student of the institution.
Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, said this in his official twitter handle on Friday.
Rivers University suspends lecturer, The VC said the undergraduate suffered health complications as
a result of the pregnancy, while the matter has been referred to the institution’s Senate Committee on Staff
Disciplinary Matters for further investigation
Ndimele said: “The management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has placed Dr. Rowland
Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology on an indefinite suspension on an allegation of serial
intimidation, sexual harassment, and undue canal knowledge of a female undergraduate which resulted in her
impregnation and other complications.