Three Abia State University lecturers die same day

There’s panic at Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu, as three lecturers reportedly died on the same day.

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.

NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt from the Punch that a source who spoke to Punch claimed lecturers of the institution were suffering economic hardships.

He said: “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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