Tragedy as 3 Abia State University Lecturers Die Same Day

Tragedy has befallen three lecturers of the Abia State University, Uturu.

It was gathered that three of the lecturers tragically died on the same day leaving family members in a state of pain.

Prof. A. I. Nwabughuogu of History/International Relations Department, Dr D. S. Okoroigwe of Geography/Planning Department, and a third lecturer from the Department of Political Science, all died on Friday, September 3.

A source who spoke to Punch claimed lecturers of the institution were suffering economic hardships.

He said, according to the publication: “We are being owed more than seven months’ salaries; the last time (we were paid) was January 2021.”

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Abia State University, Dr Victor Nkemdirim, confirmed the three deaths, describing the situation as unfortunate.

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