The Vice chancellor of Madonna University, Nigeria, Prof. Emmanuel Ezedum, Wednesday accused the House of Representatives committee on public petition of moral compromise.
Ezedum also alleged that it only takes a compromised public officer to talk the way the committee chairman did.
These allegations were made by the University Vice Chancellor while briefing newsmen in Abuja.
But this development followed the petition written by two former students of the institution, Messrs Stanley Okoye and Ga-Lim Aondofa Lord against the University and the alleged manner and way it was being handled by the House committee.
The duo, it was learnt, were found culpable of vices such as examination malpractices, drug abuse and distribution and academic failure which led to their suspension, rustication and loss of an academic year.
Apparently dissatisfied, the affected students in 2015 instituted a legal action against the University at a Federal High court, sitting in Enugu. But the students lost the court verdict to the University.
It was on this basis, the students further wrote petitions against the University to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, and House of Representatives seeking enforcement of their fundamental rights.
Against this backdrop, the University, according to the vice Chancellor dismissed the petitions as misleading, saying the students did not see any ground for appeal over the case they lost while having a court case pending in Enugu.
It, therefore, wrote to the Chairman, House Committee on Public Petition, Hon. Uzoma-Nkem Abonta representing Ukwa East, Ukwa West Abia state-federal constituency to be properly guided.