The Vice chancellor of Madonna College, Nigeria, Prof. Emmanuel Ezedum, Wednesday accused the Home of Representatives committee on public petition of ethical compromise.

Ezedum additionally alleged that it solely takes a compromised public officer to speak the best way the committee chairman did.

These allegations had been made by the College Vice Chancellor whereas briefing newsmen in Abuja.

However this improvement adopted the petition written by two former college students of the establishment, Messrs Stanley Okoye and Ga-Lim Aondofa Lord towards the College and the alleged method and approach it was being dealt with by the Home committee.

The duo, it was learnt, had been discovered culpable of vices akin to examination malpractices, drug abuse and distribution and educational failure which led to their suspension, rustication and lack of an educational 12 months.

Apparently dissatisfied, the affected college students in 2015 instituted a authorized motion towards the College at a Federal Excessive courtroom, sitting in Enugu. However the college students misplaced the courtroom verdict to the College.

It was on this foundation, the scholars additional wrote petitions towards the College to the Nationwide Human Rights Fee, NHRC, and Home of Representatives searching for enforcement of their basic rights.

In opposition to this backdrop, the College, in keeping with the vice Chancellor dismissed the petitions as deceptive, saying the scholars didn’t see any floor for attraction over the case they misplaced whereas having a courtroom case pending in Enugu.

It, due to this fact, wrote to the Chairman, Home Committee on Public Petition, Hon. Uzoma-Nkem Abonta representing Ukwa East, Ukwa West Abia state-federal constituency to be correctly guided.

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In addition to, the College insisted that it has a clear-cut dispute-resolution mechanism by means of which it resolves inner points that must be explored on this circumstance.

But, the committee was reportedly unyielding and the College took exemptions to the best way and method it handles the controversial petition.

Ezedum mentioned, “The previous college students misplaced the courtroom case after inspecting their data that they weren’t good college students.

“They haven’t appealed the judgment however resorted to guerrilla warfare.

“Additionally, the scholars didn’t inform the Home committee that one other matter continues to be pending in a courtroom in Enugu however alleging ritual and extra-judicial killings.

“We, due to this fact, went to courtroom to problem the committee on its resolution to deal with the matter.

“The committee mentioned even when we go to the entire courtroom, it’s going to nonetheless proceed with the matter.

“The committee has demonstrated a present of compromise.

“Additionally, the committee despatched invites to the College two weeks after every sitting.

“It takes solely a compromised public officer to speak the best way the committee chairman did”.

When contacted for his response, Abonta mentioned, “The College Vice-Chancellor can say what he likes. He can say something. However the committee should do its work”.


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