The University of Lagos has dismissed two lecturers indicted in a sex-for-grade scandal that rocked the establishment following a BBC documentary in 2019.
The lecturers recognized as Dr Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo had been caught on digicam demanding intercourse from an undercover reporter pretending to be in search of admission within the investigative report.
Oladipo was a lecturer within the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences whereas Igbeneghu was a lecturer within the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies, Faculty of Arts.
The data was contained in a round launched by the varsity administration on Wednesday.
The assertion learn, “The Governing Council of the University of Lagos, at its assembly on Monday, May 31, 2021, accepted the fast dismissal of Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies, Faculty of Arts and Dr. Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, from the companies of the University.
“Council, at its assembly, thought of the Report and findings of the Senate Committee set as much as examine allegations of sexual harassment levelled in opposition to them in a British Broadcasting Corporation World Service Investigative Series titled ‘Africa Eye’ (which centred on sexual harassment in tertiary establishments).
“The Council consequently determined and accepted that each Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr. Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo be dismissed from the companies of the University for misconduct, with impact from Monday, May 31, 2021 in keeping with part 18 of the University of Lagos Act 1967.
“Council further directed that the Management should review the Sexual harassment Policy as may be necessary and institute effective strategies to prevent future occurrence.”