|Prof Udo Nwokocha,Prof Ikonne Wabara and Ikpeazu|
Former Senate President and current Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Abia State University Senator Adolphus Wabara has finally succeeded in removing Prof Udo Nwokocha as the Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Administration of the Abia State University Uturu.
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, appointed Senator Adolphus Wabara as the Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu in April 2016.
Investigations by PUO REPORTS has shown that few Months after his Appointment,Senator Adolphus Wabara Introduced Ethic Considerations in the Internal appointments within the Abia State University without regard to the decision of the Senate of the School.
Many Head of Departments and Deans of Faculties at the Abia State University not from the Ukwa-Ngwa Area of Abia State were removed from their positions on the Directives of the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council Senator Adolphus Wabara.
In February 2017,the Senate of the Abia State University Unanimously voted for Prof Udo Nwokocha who was then,the University Librarian as the Deputy Vice Chancellor in-charge of Administration,but their decision did not go down well with Senator Adolphus Wabara who vowed that under his Watch Prof Udo Nwokocha would never be the University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor in-charge of Administration.
A Source at the University who spoke to PUO REPORTS on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the story,said Prof Udo Nwokocha was never allowed to resume his functions as the Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Administration.
Senator Adolphus Wabara smuggled the name of Prof Maxwell Ogbulu from Ukwa axis of Abia State to be the Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Administration against the wishes and decision of the Senate of the Abia State University.
Prof Udo Nwokocha hails from Alayi in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State which was the reason while Senator Adolphus Wabara rejected his Choice as the Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Administration.
Prof Udo Nwokocha joined the Vice Chancellor Prof Eleazar Ikonne to receive Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the Abia State University during its Convocation.
Hours after the 25th Convocation Ceremony of the Abia State University held on the 19th of August 2017, Prof Maxwell Ogbulu was announced as the New Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Administration and handed over the Keys of the Office of the DVC.
The Rumblings at the Abia State University is againts the Tenets of Equity and Respect to the Abia State Charter of Equity,a premise which brought Okezie Ikpeazu as the Governor of Abia State in 2015