Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State
terminated the appointment of over 400 academic and non-academic staff
employed by the erstwhile Vice Chancellor, Prof. Hilary Edeoga. The affected workers were being owed six
months’ salary, and the remaining 25 per cent of their entitlements.
incident caused panic and chaos in the area as the workers protested
after resolving to take the matter up with civil society organisations
including the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of
Academic Staff Union of Universities to protect their welfare. The
decision to sack the workers was said to have been taken at a recent
meeting of the governing council of the MOUAU.
receive the letters terminating their appointment because they attended
the regularisation interview conducted in 2016 by the former VC.