Expulsion: lawmakers urge NUC to resolve Madonna University, students legal battle
Officials at the Madonna University have beenurged to resolved the legal crisis between the school and some students.
The House of Representatives called for a win-win resolution between all parties involved in the legal issue in the school.
The House said its members were worried by a situation where the rights of students of higher institutions were not protected Lawmakers of the House of Representative has directed the National University Commission (NUC) to put an end to the lingering legal action between the Madonna University, Okija Nigeria and her two former students.
The lawmakers called for a win-win resolution between all parties involved in the legal issue inthe school.
They also urged the expelled students and, petitioners to its committee on Public Petition to withdraw their suit in court against the University.
The directive by the members of the House of Representatives followed an adopted petition in the lower chamber by two former undergraduates of the university in the personsof Stanley Okoye and Anderford Lyord.
However the petition was assigned to the House committee on Public Petition chaired by Uzoma-Nkem Abonta.
Speaking on the legal tussle, the chairman of the committee said the its members were worried by a situation where the rights of students of higher institutions were not protected.
Abonta said the two students however shockedthe committee when they revealed that they were yet to complete their academic works to enable them obtain the institution's certificates.