Six Madonna University students and lecturer faces a court trial over a Facebook post


The six Madonna University students and lecturer who are facing a court trial over a Facebook post the University management claimed was injurious to them, are sent back to jail because the presiding decide, Justice Babatunde Quadri, was absent yesterday, July 2.

The University students and lecturer were granted bail by the court that they delineated as demanding in Feb however couldn’t leave as that they had been unable to totally good the bail conditions.

One of the parents of the detained students, Mr Christopher Onyejekwe, said that he had gone to the founding father of the establishment, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh, eleven times to beg him to forgive the scholars once he was told that the matter had been stepped down for weekday (today) by the court clerk, but Rev. Edeh refused.

Punch rumored that Onyejekwe said that this can be the third time the court wouldn’t sit since the scholars and therefore the lecturers were granted bail. He threatened to guide a campaign to withdraw no fewer than two hundred students from the establishment.

“This is getting on our nerves. No fewer than thirty folks of the scholars have started meeting to debate a way to withdraw their youngsters and wards from the university. I’m leading them and that we shall withdraw no fewer than two hundred students from the university next semester.

“It has become a fight to the finish; these youngsters are suffering in detention since Feb eleven, 2019. Four of my youngsters are within the Madonna University currently, however all of them are going to be withdrawn.”

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Chuks Ezedum who reacted to threats to withdraw students from the establishment, delineated it as false and solely fictional by the families and associates of these facing criminal charges brought against them by the Inspector-General of Police.

“No parent or guardian has requested the withdrawal of any student. The University community is safe, friendly and accommodating to all or any members,” he said.

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