The Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Prof. Alpha Tejan Wurie, has tendered his unreserved apology to the Vice Chancellor and Principal of Milton Maggai Technical University, Prof. Philip John Kanu, for handing him his letter of indefinite suspension over an allegation that was once made towards him by way of his teachers.

It might be recalled {that a} 32-man committee was once constituted to examine all allegations made towards the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Associate Professor Philip John Kanu, regarding a leaked audio of him on hate speech and tribalism.

Speaking right through the reinstatement of Prof. Kanu, Minister Wurie said that:”I take the blame, I was wrong. Those who have issues must have channeled them to the Chancellor who should have asked the Vice Chancellor to step aside and constitute an investigation committee to probe into the issues,” the Minister stated.

He added that: “I didn’t appoint the Vice Chancellor. He went through a thorough scrutiny by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), which found that Philip John Kanu is competent to manage the affairs at the MMTU and they reported the decision to the minister,” he famous and added that, “Therefore, these days is carnival day, as a result of I’m right here to obtain the results of the screening. The Chancellor that has the correct to say so has stated so. I’ve been confirmed proper that Associate Professor Philip John Kanu is the correct particular person to serve the University in his capability.

He stated that each one lectures and personnel should observe and be screened earlier than gaining complete employment by way of the 2023 Academic yr when the University would had been upgraded right into a full-fledged college.