The Management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE) has suspended a lecturer, Dr Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology for allegedly impregnating a student.
It was gathered that the lecturer allegedly intimidated, sexuallly 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.