OAU Alleged Sex Scandal: Professor of Incantations Found “Guilty”

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.

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