BBC video: Hammer falls again, as UNILAG suspends another lecturer

By Editor on 09/10/2019

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Dr Samuel Oladipo has become the latest victim of the dangling hammer of the sexual harassment released by the BBC documentary, which has been trending since Monday.

In a report covering the University of Lagos (UNILAG), in Nigerian and the University of Ghana, Accra, the outfit, had detailed how some lecturers preyed on vulnerable female students and those seeking admissions.  

Oladipo, a lecturer in the Department of Economics, was suspended on Tuesday by the University management, after his name featured in a second video clip equally demanding for sex in exchange for admission from an undercover British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter in a report titled “Sex-for-Admission.”

This came a day after the management suspended Dr Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts, who was caught in first in the 13-minute clip soliciting for sex from the BBC undercover journalist, posing as a 17-year-old girl seeking for admission.

Confirming that Oladipo was suspended for the same offence as Igbenehu, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, UNILAG VC, insisted that the action was to ensure that the institution got at the root of the saga.

Oladipo who specialises on Economic Development, has six research works to his credit and one project. His recent article, which he co-authored with C. Ogboni is titled: ”Stock market and economic growth: The Nigerian experience”, published August 2019.

Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) UNILAG branch, Dr Dele Ashiru, described the sex-for-admission scandal by two of his members as unfortunate and tragic.

According to him, the allegations against Dr Igbenehu and Dr Oladipo were sex-for-admission and not sex-for-grades and urged members to refrain from any act that could tarnish the image of the university.

His words: “The entire episode is unfortunate and tragic because lecturers are supposed to be loco parentis to the students. My appeal to our colleagues is to refrain from a negative act that can tarnish the image of the university and themselves.”

However, Dr Ashiru debunked the insinuations that the university management spared Prof Awonsi and sanctioned the two other lecturers caught in the BBC video recording, saying their cases were different.

“The insinuations are not correct. The evidence is also not comparable with the recent scandal. The university management was poised to sanction Prof Awonsi but it was the person (accuser), who allegedly did not show up to lend credence to the allegation.

“ASUU as a body is against any illegal act and we will not support such. The suspension of Dr Oladipo today (Tuesday) was because his recording was just made public. Our expectation is that the two-fingered in the video are given a fair hearing,” Dr Ashiru stressed.

The sex-for-admission scandal involving the two senior lecturers was the subject of discussion among UNILAG staff and students.

When newsmen visited the offices of the two lecturers, they were under lock and key and none of their colleagues could explain their whereabouts while students claimed they saw them last on Friday.

 

 

Source Whirlwindnews.com

Posted on October, 9 2019

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