Chidinma Ojukwu: UNILAG Breaks Silence




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Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, has addressed the controversy surrounding undergraduate student, Miss Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, who allegedly murdered Usifo Ataga, Chief Executive Officer of SuperTV.

Ogundipe, addressing the press on Wednesday, said the university is following due process on the alleged murder case but will not deny their student no matter the travails.

He disclosed the university is handling the administrative aspect of the issue since the case has become a matter.

“From the records available to us, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, is a student of the University of Lagos who was born on December 12, 1999 from State.

“From records, her next of kin is Mr Onoh Ojukwu. She is a student of this great university(UNILAG) whether she is a part- or full-time student. Her matriculation number is 170912015.

“We cannot deny the fact that she is a student of the university,” he said.

On measures taken by the management of the university in handling her case, Ogundipe answered that due process was being followed.

“Since the case has become a national matter that is being handled by the , the university is handling the administrative aspect of the issue, ” UNILAG VC said.

Chidnma was paraded by the police last week for the murder Ataga.

She confessed that she strangled and stabbed him.

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