By Aderogba George
Chief Leo Ekpenyong, a Post-Graduate student of the Mass Communication Department of Baze University, Abuja, has petitioned the National University Commission (NUC) to investigate alleged academic fraud against him by the university.
The petition, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja was signed by the petitioner’s lawyer, Mr Sylvanus Ibechiodo.
The lawyer alleged in the petition that his client, Ekpeyong, during the last trimester result was short-changed by poor and unmerited grades in two of his courses.
According to the petition, courses where the alleged unfair practice occured are: Theories of Mass Communication (MAC 801) and Research Methods in Mass Communication (MAC 803).
The lawyer stated that his client had earlier written a protest letter dated May 6, to the Registrar of the institution, Mr Inuwa Idris.
He alleged that the Vice Chancellor, Mr Tahir Mamman, SAN, rejected some claims of…