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Former Abia State Governor Orji Kalu’s University Degree Certificate Cancelled

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March 3rd, 2013 – Former Abia State Governor Orji Kalu’s University Degree Certificate Cancelled By Abia State University

The former governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu has been stripped of the degree certificate awarded him by the Abia State University.

The institution released a statement Saturday withdrawing the degree certificate it awarded to the former governor of the state.The university said the admission and graduation of the former governor violated its extant rules and regulations.

A statement by the registrar of the university, O. E. Onuoha, said the decision to strip Mr. Kalu of the certificate was reached after an emergency meeting of the university senate which considered the recommendations of an investigative panel.

The panel had looked into allegations of breach of the school’s academic regulations by Mr. Kalu.

The registrar said, “On the strength of the findings and recommendations of an investigative panel into allegations of breach of the extant Academic Regulations of Abia State University, in the admission process of the admission and graduation of Kalu, Orji Uzor in the discipline of Government and Public Administration, of matriculation number 00/42226, the Senate of Abia State University at its resumed 69th Extra-Ordinary meeting of Friday 1st March 2013 and by a vote of eighty-eight (88) against three (3) dissenting voices only, approved the cancellation and withdrawal of the degree result and certificate awarded to him”.

Mr. Kalu, who had dropped out of the University of Maiduguri, supposedly reenrolled at the Abia State University while he was governor of the state.

[Source : Citizen Platform]

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  1. junior george

    March 3, 2013 at 7:48 PM


  2. okum joseph

    March 4, 2013 at 5:54 AM

    z a tabue 2 hm if such z 2ru bt u ppl shud make mor verificatn bt z mor dan asult

  3. Karl marx

    March 4, 2013 at 10:41 AM

    Nice job by the sch authority!

  4. Azukka Anthony

    March 4, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    ….i cant really farthom out how someone who dropped out of university of maiduguri cud just bcom a graduate of Abia State University bcos he was d gov of d state. Mr ex-gov go 2 school if u want a certificate!

  5. Kelechi

    March 4, 2013 at 12:39 PM

    All this are political superemacy with d present gov of abia state mr theodore orji dats power of incumbency, if it is 2ru all d university functionaries shld be arested 4being a curprit 2fruadsters nonsens why now? Becaus gov T.A Orji has gon 2optain his honourary degree in ABSU therefore want his predicesor’s certificat withdrawn b/c is his political rival nonsens.

  6. Williams

    March 4, 2013 at 1:45 PM

    I wonder why they did these to thier own

  7. Okechukwu

    March 4, 2013 at 2:17 PM

    I fink u pple shud verify more about issue, i can’t believe such

  8. olahemeka

    March 4, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    no no no this is not true, pls u people should check well before i finish my commment.

  9. Abdullahi Yusuf

    March 4, 2013 at 4:26 PM

    Na wuna sabi…

  10. Okey Dimoji

    March 4, 2013 at 4:28 PM

    In Nigeria, degrees are for job seekers. Orji is an employee of labour. He doesn’t need their certificate. I’m sure sooner than later, he’ll be establishing his own university. I still maintain he doesn’t need their certificate.

  11. samson alhaji maisuya

    March 4, 2013 at 5:23 PM

    all these na trash, theodore orji u beta tink twyz if ua hand is in dis betrayal, he is been given dat certificate by dat same univasity, why taking it back again? Why are u ppl trying to holdback d fart dat had gone so loud, can u fart nd try to unfart @ thesame tym? Dats impossible, mek una do som rethink o

  12. Archidata

    March 4, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    This is political witch_hunting.the hand that fed u,u are trying to bit u know d sacrifice orji kalu made to see (T A) emerge as governor of abia state.he was d only governor sworn in on 28 april 2007.while still in prison.go to abia and see the lack of development there.i was privilege to do my nysc there.someone should advice. D governor to concentrate. On developmental projects rather than renovating structures already put in place by his predeccessor

  13. lord p

    March 4, 2013 at 8:14 PM

    T.A Orji and d sch authorities are mad.y nw? D can go 2 hel with dia decisions.who cares

  14. Ezechie afam

    March 6, 2013 at 10:14 AM

    He’s achieved everything every human being is struggling for in life,he is educated,he speaks well even better than some profs and vcs we have in dis country 2day,he is an employer of labour,he’s ruled,what else? To hell with their rubbish certificate!


    May 30, 2017 at 7:56 AM

    Check the meaning of educated. Orji kalu is. The certificate is inconsiquencial.

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