I’ll renounce my citizenship, lecturer threatens

A lecturer at the Department of Ceramics and Glass Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Mr. Victor Koreyo, has declared his intention to renounce his Nigerian citizenship for what he called ‘social injustice.’

Koreyo in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, said he was demoted for a period of eight years by the management of the institution and urged the President to endorse his request.

NAN discovered that a directive was given by the Federal Government in 2007, asking all lecturers to produce additional qualification relevant to the job they do.

It was gathered that the 7th Governing Council of the institution gave Koreyo two years to produce a foreign institution-issued master’s degree in Ceramic Science and Engineering or he would be dismissed from service.

Koreyo, from Nasarawa State, said the management of the polytechnic refused to communicate the information to him in writing.

He alleged that since…

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