Idoma people of Benue state, have expressed dissatisfaction over the lopsided appointments of principal officers and nominal staff of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
This was contained in a petition filed by Chief Adoka Adaji, on behalf of ‘Opiatoha K’Idoma’, a foremost socio-cultural group in Idoma land.
The petition which was addressed to the president of the senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and dated 27th July, 2016, was, however, refered to the senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions.
At the public hearing organized by the committee on Thursday, both the petitioners and the management of the university were invited, but only the petitioners honoured the invitation.
Chief Adoka Adaji, the general secretary and Prince Yemi Itodo, acting PRO of the group, who announced appearances on behalf of the petitioners; also accused the federal character commission ( FCC) of complicity in the appointment of the registrar.