LECTURER SUSPENDED OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY

A Lecturer in the Department of linguistic and African Languages, University of Calabar, Dr Eyo Mensah who is; standing trial for certificate forgery has been; shamed with indefinite suspension by the university.

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Eyo was dragged before the high court of Cross River State by the state’s department of public prosecution [DPP] over a petition by the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Unical, Prof. James Epoke over certificates forgery and  racketeering [forgoing and selling certificates to students].

It will be; recalled that the high court sitting in Calabar and presided over by Justice Emelia Ibok recently granted a motion exported by prosecution counsel, Eno Eyamba seeking to continue with criminal charges against the accused.

Banking on the development, Moses Abang, Registrar of the university, in letter said that the university has ordered the immediate and indefinite suspension of the Don.

According to the letter which has sighted by Calabar reporters, Eyo has been; directed to handover all the university properties in his custody to the head of his department.

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The Don, within the period of the suspension is; to be; placed on half salary even as he has been; directed to stop participating in all official functions including membership of and representation on university committees and bodies.

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