Nasarawa Suspends State University VC Prof Akaro For Allegedly Allocating 2,483 Admission Slots To Himself
An ad-hoc Committee on Education set up by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly to investigate the 2015/2016 academic session admission scam rocking the state university has accused the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mainoma Mohammed Akaro of allocating 2,483 admission slot to himself.
Chairman of House Committee on Education, Daniel Oga Ogazy who disclosed this on the floor of the House also said the vice chancellor in the course of giving admission sidelined the Register of the university, Dr. Dalhatu Mamman and other principal officers of the university. Ogazy further disclosed that Prof. Mainoma expelled 17 law students of the institution without following due process.
Pointing out that there were irregularities in their admission, Ogazy further stated that non-indigenes were ?admitted with fake indigene certificates from various local governments of the state, hence, the need for desk officers being appointed from various local governments to ascertain the indigene certificates of some candidates admitted into the university.
Ogazy, therefore, observed that before the release of the supplementary list expected any moment from now, the full report would be released to the public. It was gathered that already, the VC has been suspended. Contacted on this, Public Relations Officer of the institution, Jamil Zakari confirmed that the vice chancellor has been suspended for allegedly giving more admissions to non-indigenes.