LAGOS – The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has acknowledged that it’s yet to catch any resolution in opposition to Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, a 300-stage Mass Communique pupil who, on Thursday, publicly recounted how she stabbed her lover, Noteworthy TV CEO, Mr Usifo Ataga, to demise some days earlier in the Lekki pronounce of Lagos.
Chidinma, 21, narrated the incident to newsmen whereas she became being paraded for the crime by the Lagos Enlighten police picture at its headquarters in Ikeja.
Talking to Saturday Tribune on Friday on the topic, UNILAG’s Deputy ViceChancellor (Lecturers and Evaluate), Professor Oluwole Familoni, acknowledged even when the university got the guidelines with shock, it’s going to furthermore now not catch any rapid resolution in opposition to the pupil or disown her.
Professor Familoni acknowledged this became for the reason that university became yet to receive any dependable story from the genuine quarters, especially the police, on the allegation levelled in opposition to the pupil.
In maintaining with him, even when the university is now not claiming that all its college students are saints, it doesn’t bid its college students learn the technique to extinguish folks or attain horrid things.
“So, to us in UNILAG, it’s very unhappy that the girl is now not a lawful ambassador of our university. However then, we can’t disown her because of her alleged hump which the faculty totally condemns,” he acknowledged.
He insisted that what Chidinma had accomplished, “as of this day” (Friday), became aloof on the pages of newspapers and diverse media platforms and the university could well furthermore now not act in maintaining with that.
“So, if the university will attain anything else on the topic, namely now, this could well well require dependable dialog from acceptable authorities, namely the police, to the university,” he careworn.
Professor Familoni pointed out that even at that, one part is apparent and that is, as soon as a pupil is in police or correctional custody, this kind of pupil cannot on the same time be in faculty now not to claim register for courses, nor support lectures nor attain any examination.
“So, if they write us that our pupil has committed a prison offence of any kind, positively, the law will catch its course and that invariably ability she is perchance now not in a location to qualify to dwell as our pupil.
“However as I catch acknowledged, that can well perhaps furthermore handiest be when the topic is officially communicated to us,” Professor Familoni emphasised. (Tribune)