UNILAG suspends another lecturer exposed in sexual harassment video

UNILAG suspends another lecturer exposed in sexual harassment video

- UNILAG has suspended Dr Samuel Oladipo for allegedly sexually harassing female students

- Oladipo who was exposed in an investigative documentary video by BBC was the second lecturer to be suspended by the university for the same offence

- The university had earlier suspended Boniface Igbeneghu of the Faculty of Arts

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has suspended one Dr Samuel Oladipo for his alleged involvement in the sexual harassment scandal in the school which was exposed in a documentary recently released by BBC Africa.

Oladipo who was suspended on Tuesday, October 8, is the second lecturer in the university to be suspended as a result of the scandal, Daily Sun reports.

Legit.ng gathers that, before his suspension, Oladipo lectured in the Department of Economics.

He was featured in the video which was secretly filmed to expose randy lecturers in the university who have been harassing female students sexually.

Recall that the university had on Monday, October 7, suspended Dr Boniface Igbeneghu of the Faculty of Arts, who was also caught in the act.

Confirming Oladipo's suspension, Ouwatoyin Ogundipe, UNILAG's vice chancellor, said the randy lecturer would face a panel.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Academic Staff Union of Universities called for a thorough investigation and deserved punishment for lecturers involved in the scandal.

The chairman of ASUU, UNILAG branch, Dele Ashiru, said the union was against all forms of unethical practices, including sexual harassment.

Also speaking on the scandal, Chimdi Maduagwu, Professor of English, also in UNILAG, said lecturers needed to undergo social reorientation.

According to him, it is about social scrutiny, urging for enforcement of self-discipline, especially among the academic staff.

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