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I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by CilicMarin: 3:37pm On May 24
I’m Not Connected With Death of Final Year Student, EBSU Lecturer, Prof. Enyi Speaks Out, Calls for Proper Investigation

Amechi Uneke Enyi, a Professor of English Grammar at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki who was accused in a viral social media video by the mother of a student of the university, who allegedly committed suicide has said that the death of the student was in no way connected to the course he teaches in the university or his person.

A woman who identified herself as the mother of the deceased student, Favour Ugwu, is seen in a viral video cursing out “Dr. Enyi” and Ebonyi State University for being responsible for her daughter’s death.
“Dr Enyi said he is the best, nobody can teach like him, he should come and carry my daughter who has committed suicide,” she is seen shouting in the video.

However, speaking to newsmen in Abakaliki, Prof. Enyi stated he is aggrieved for being wrongly accused by the woman in the viral video as the death of Ms. Ugwuka has absolutely nothing to do with his course or even academics.
Speaking on the incident the university teacher said:

“I’m Prof A. U. Enyi of the department of English and Literary Studies, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. It is unfortunate, it is quite unfortunate that the girl ended the way she ended. I was really shocked when I heard the news.

“It is not true [that her death is related to academic issue], I don’t see how somebody who was not victimized, someone who failed an exam will decide to take her own life. So, the first question one should ask in this circumstance should be, was she victimized”

“And of course, you know that she may not have been the only person who wrote the exam and some [other] people may have failed also, so it is not true and, really that was my first reaction. How could she have decided to take her own life, that is if she actually took her life.

“How could she have decided to take her own life when she was not victimised in the exam?
Speaking on the mother’s accusation, Prof. Enyi said,


“Yes, I got to really know about this student in February, 2024 after we had uploaded our second semester results. And the results were already approved by the school because before we upload results so that students could have access to the result, the school management would have approved the results.
“So the mother called me one night, she said that I was witch-hunting her daughter, that how could her daughter have passed all other courses only to fail my course?

“And when I tried to explain to her the procedure of ascertaining such accusation, she refused listening then I had no choice than to disconnect the call.

“And I didn’t dwell further on it because the university has a process for handling such matters. According to the university rules, the examination does not belong to the lecturer, we had submitted the results, the student scripts, the questions and the marking scheme, so all these are the property of the university and they are all verifiable.
“So, if anyone feels aggrieved, the process of recalling the papers is there. And what such an aggrieved person needs to do is not to threaten my life, telling me that she is from Nsukka and that I will be dealt with.


“I tried telling the mother that she can write a petition against me, she can investigate and then the right process will be followed, a panel could be set up to investigate the allegations and accusations, but she did not listen.


“However, she eventually did come to the university as she had threatened, but I did not even know that she came. I learnt that she was also advised to formally approach the department and the school management.


Even the Head of the Department (HOD) who incidentally is also a woman too decided to informally assist her and look into the matter, and the HOD, retrieved her daughter’s script and it was discovered that the late student merely copied a few questions and never answered any of the questions.

“At that point the HOD advised the mother to tell her daughter to re-register the course during the second semester, because the course is a second semester course and that after she (the student) may have registered the course, the department could then approach the lecturer to explore ways the student could be assisted to pass the course. And that was what the HOD advised the mother and that was the last time the HOD heard of the matter, because we are currently writing our first semester examinations so we have not even started the second semester when the deceased student was expected to re-register the course.

“So, it was this morning (Thursday) that the HOD called me to narrate what has happened.
“Meanwhile, this same woman, (obviously after interfacing with the HOD) came to the department and apologized to me, and I told her that there is no way I can victimise a student, and I told her that I never made any demands from her daughter and I barely know the girl. And from the day the exam was written, I never saw her till the results were uploaded. So, what will be my reason to victimise any student? And if there is a case of victimization, there is an established procedure for handling such in the university. There have been instances of people calling for their papers and the recalled paper will be re-marked elsewhere. So that is it.

“For me, once I have uploaded my result, I have concluded with the examination, if you pass, that means you passed. And I don’t think that someone who has passed can be failed, for what reason? And at the end of the day I forgave the mother and told her that if the girl comes back and re-register the course I’ll find way to assist her to pass the course and we both agreed on that.

“And suddenly this morning (Thursday) when she started calling my name, I was wondering what was the connection between my name or the course and a student committing suicide? And what has she been doing in Abakaliki since February that she finished her examination and should be with her parents? And remember that you (the mother) extracted a promise from me that I will help her when she comes back to re-register the second semester course with the caveat that she may not always come to class because she would have left Abakaliki by the time the second semester would commence.

“so it is clear that only the girl can explain what business she was doing in Abakaliki till her unfortunate death. It is very unfortunate, but definitely, her death has nothing to do with that course.”
Reacting to the allegation that the late student committed suicide, the lecturer noted that the allegation should be properly investigated by students, security operatives and journalists.

He said:
“I call on the security people and you journalists to investigate deeper what may have led to her death. There are students who live with her where she lived and they would know her activities and what she has been doing in Abakaliki.
“It is obvious that the woman is bent on destroying me.
From the what I have seen of the picture of the copse of the girl, there are noticeable wounds and bruises on the body. So, what is the relation of drinking something and the wounds all over the body?

“Everyone in the department knows that I keep my class register and in every class I call my register in every class and I complete my classes. Like in this semester I have a record of 15 contacts. There is no way I give my examination without completing my content for the over 20 years I have been in this job.

“I feel aggrieved because the woman has refused to find out what happened to her daughter, because she was hellbent on having a pound of flesh from me for no just cause. Why is it that she can not call for a post-mortem or even a autopsy to find out the real cause of her daughter’s death?

#MrPalm.

Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by CilicMarin: 3:40pm On May 24
Even the Head of the Department (HOD) who incidentally is also a woman too decided to informally assist her and look into the matter, and the HOD, retrieved her daughter’s script and it was discovered that the late student merely copied a few questions and never answered any of the questions.

The girl may have other mental issues..I guess
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by FreeStuffsNG: 3:50pm On May 24
Smh. This kind of case is more serious than only a rebuttal from the accused. The Department and the state university must speak up as well or be investigated and the outcome made public.

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Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by christejames(m): 3:56pm On May 24
Prove yourself in court undecided








Oops! I forgot Nigeria 🇳🇬 has no judiciary.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Nukilia: 4:14pm On May 24
A lot of students are traumatized by our education system. This situation should have been handled carefully.

The failure of a course does not mean the student is dull. The university guidance and counseling unit should have assisted the girl by suggesting a psychologist to assess the student.

Countless number of students are traumatized at the moment, I hope they can get help ASAP.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by CSTRR: 4:58pm On May 24
They need to test this matter in court.

The parents of the girl should sue.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Felabrity: 5:33pm On May 24
Bastad

You go explain tire
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by illicit(m): 5:41pm On May 24
Students are full of excuses
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by SouthSouth1914: 6:09pm On May 24
Will you accept you were before? Wicked and sadistic Nigerian lecturers!

Nigerian lecturers have too many sexual fantasies! Always want to sleep with female students. They are robots on Burutanshi
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by dominique(f): 6:35pm On May 24
What was he going to say before?

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Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by BizTrust: 6:37pm On May 24
Have you seen a thief agree that he is thief before? , Unless you catch him red handed. The Thief remains innocent,to him there's no evidence. All they lecturers that has been caught pant down for some months now , will still do the same but there own is that evidence is available. Even they one that want to sleep with a married woman because of his nonsense cause. Some Nigeria lecturers are going to the deepest hell fire for demonizing students. They are the reason we have half baked graduates , when a students knows he or she can sort themselves or use what they have to go through. There won't be a desire to study , how I wish evidence would come out .



Well we still handle your drywall or gypsum board ceiling installations

Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Nwaokunkpara: 6:56pm On May 24
Every one acting as a Demi god ones a little authority is in their hands

Ask Nigerian soldiers
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Alex80s(m): 7:07pm On May 24
In most Nigerian Universities, Lecturers Bragg when students fail their courses. To them they are super human. It happens everywhere. During my set in ESUT, a student challenged the result a lecturer gave her, and when it was remarked, the girl scored an A.

This lecturer might not have asked the deceased for anything, but might be unnecessarily strict and wicked. How can she fail that particular course twice? Na mathematics wey someone like me no sabi, even if you promise me 100billion
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by MMempire(m): 7:18pm On May 24
The bastard of a lecturer get luck say dem never lynch am.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Justiceganduje: 7:32pm On May 24
Our Nigerian lectures always feeling like demi god.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by michlins(m): 7:49pm On May 24
FreeStuffsNG:
Smh. This kind of case is more serious than only a rebuttal from the accused. The Department and the state university must speak up as well or be investigated and the outcome made public.
this is social media court of judgement where sentiments override objective argument and facts.

Just like mohbad case where certain individuals were accused of killing him without facts but none of the accusers came forward with their argument when police called for evidence.

If you check, the girl might have failed the exams and the inability to influence the decision of the lecturer pushed her into depression. Now the mother has brought her case to the internet and many people will support her based on sentiments

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Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by weyreypey: 8:40pm On May 24
lipsrsealed

Asiri1991:


Yes. He must have frustrated the young lady to death.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by ravensckar(m): 8:48pm On May 24
I can bet my 3-months salary that the lecturer was not as patient & detailed as this when he was approached. Trust Nigerian lecturers at your own peril. angry angry

The deceased lady didn't fail other courses (as a final year student) but only yours. Shouldn't that call for concern? angry angry

Secondly, there's an unspoken rule in O.A.U where I graduated from that "if a student fails only one course in the final year without having any outstanding carry-over, such course should be waved". Remember, I said "unspoken".

Nigerian lecturers should do better to relate with their students with compassion. All their gra-gra and bravado doesn't isn't good. Una no be God! angry angry
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Orinechi: 11:47pm On May 24
Alex80s:
In most Nigerian Universities, Lecturers Bragg when students fail their courses. To them they are super human. It happens everywhere. During my set in ESUT, a student challenged the result a lecturer gave her, and when it was remarked, the girl scored an A.

This lecturer might not have asked the deceased for anything, but might be unnecessarily strict and wicked. How can she fail that particular course twice? Na mathematics wey someone like me no sabi, even if you promise me 100billion
There is no limit to the number of times a students can fail exam. Let others learn. Ignore distractions and take ur studies seriously. U and I know that most of the today 's Nigerian female student are into one okpo business or the other.

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Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by LordIsaac(m): 12:02am On May 25
I know that the lecturer will be insulted out of emotional recklessness even before getting to the root of the issue. Nigerians are too corrupt to uphold law and order, especially when it concerns their affinal ties.
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by AcadaWriter: 12:17am On May 25
What was he going to say before?
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by mrdharkchild(m): 1:25am On May 25
There're 2 sides to a story.
Nigerians are quick to react to one side.

So, if I commit suicide because shell sent me a job rejection letter, Shell should be sued?

How tf did I end up in this country?

No discernment, just people full of sentiments
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Ekaette1621990: 9:54am On May 25
Lai Mohammed pro max


Anyway I weep in Swahili 😭😭😭😭😭😭
Re: I Am Not Connected With Death Of Final Year Student: Prof Enyi Speaks Out by Writervick(m): 5:52pm On May 26
Hmm

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