OAU Alleged Sex Scandal: Professor of Incantations Found “Guilty”
The committee set up by Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile has found Professor Joseph Ayo Opefeyitimi who was accused of a sex scandal liable.
The Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, Thursday, stated that the Governing Council of the University has received the recommendations made to it on the matter and would soon pass a verdict that will determine the fate of the suspected lecturer.
He said the management of the ivory tower would not treat with kid gloves any of its personel, who is detected to have committed acts of sexual misdemeanour.
He further said, the university has zero-tolerance for sexual harassment, explaining that three lecturers have so far in recent times been punished offences bordering on sexual offences.
It would be recalled female student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Boluwatife Hannah Bababunmi, had alleged of been sexually assaulted by the , lecturer who is a Professor of Yoruba Incantations and Stylistics at the department.
Boluwatife reported to the authorities that the lecturer sexually assaulted her on the 18th of March, in his office.
The departmental committee that sat on the matter found the professor liable and established a prima facie case against him, after a thorough investigation.