The management of the University of Calabar has announced the suspension of its Director, Directorate of Human Resource and Establishment, (HR&E) of the University, Mrs. Agatha Ikposhi on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, over allege falsification of her age.

The notice of suspension was conveyed through a letter signed by the institution’s Registrar, Mr. Gabriel Egbe, citing allegations of age falsification as reasons for the move. The letter also accused Mrs. Ikposhi of refusing to explain the discrepancies in her employment records in the University, and defrauding the Federal Government.

Her suspension takes effect from Wednesday, 16th March 2022 and the matter has been referred to the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) for further investigation.

Mrs. Ikposhi was also advised to stay away from the University premises during the period of her suspension whilst also questioning her motive for continuing her service and receipt of remuneration due for her post in the University from 8 October 2014, when she was supposed to retire from service till 2022.