The Administration of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria Oron, Akwa Ibom state has distanced itself from self-confessed cultist, Nzubechukwu Victor Okonkwo, pictured above, who was not too long ago arrested for the killing and beheading one Ugochukwu Igwilo, an alleged member of a rival group, Neo – Black Motion (Black Axe Confraternity), on March 6. Learn right here.
Nzubechukwu throughout his interview with newsmen claimed he’s a ultimate yr scholar of the Maritime Academy.
In an announcement despatched to LIB, the academy acknowledged that Nzubechukwu’s declare was false. In accordance with the assertion, Ndubechukwu certainly enrolled within the academy in 2014 however was later disenrolled in 2016 as he persistently failed his programs.
Learn the assertion under
The eye of the Administration of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria has been drawn to a current video circulating on-line through which some individuals suspected to be cultists murdered and beheaded one other younger man.
The Administration of the Academy, similar to different Nigerians, condemns this horrible act. Within the video trending on-line, a younger man who claimed to be Mr. Victor Okonkwo, alleged that he was a ultimate yr cadet of the Academy.
The Administration of the Academy hereby states that Mr. Victor Okonkwo is just not a present cadet of the establishment. He enrolled as a cadet in 2014 however couldn’t graduate as a result of he saved failing the course until he was dis-enrolled in 2016, the very yr he was final seen on the establishment.
Moreover, the Academy holds Commencement Ceremonies each 2 years and the final commencement was held on 21 December 2020. Which means the Academy won’t have ultimate yr cadets until December 2022. It implies that his declare to be a ultimate yr scholar is fake.
The Maritime Academy of Nigeria is a extremely regimented Maritime coaching faculty with over 60 Naval personnel deployed inside to instil self-discipline and in addition for coaching help. In its over 40 years of existence, it by no means had a scholar’s union and in addition no data of cultism.
All cadets are accommodated on-board and are monitored because the establishment has CCTVs all over the place together with school rooms.
The Administration needs to guarantee the members of the general public particularly mother and father that their kids/ wards are protected throughout the Academy and there’s no should be apprehensive about their security.
22nd March, 2021”