UNILAG took drastic decision on two lecturers after they were caught on tape demanding sex

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The Lagos State University Lecturers identified as Boniface Igbeneghu and Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo have been sacked by the school senate for asking for sex from a reporter who posed as an admission seeker.

A committee was set by the school senate to further investigate their demand which was caught on tape.

A journalist, whose identity is hidden, disguised as a 17-year-old prospective student in a BBC investigative series, Africa eye.

According to the documentary published in October 2019, it focused on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Ghana.

Igbeneghu and Oladipo were nailed with it, and University of Ghana lecturers Ransford Gyampo and Paul Butakor.

Igbeneghu was a lecturer in the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies.

The former sub-dean, Faculty of Arts, was sacked as head pastor of a local Foursquare Gospel Church at the start of the scandal.

Oladipo lectured at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences. The duo had been suspended.

According to a statement made on Wednesday by UNILAG Registrar, Azeez Oladejo announced their dismissal for “misconduct”.

And It has been disclosed that the Governing Council at its meeting on May 31, 2021, approved the decision.

Azeez Oladejo said the action was in line with section 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”, he added.

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