OAU Places Lecturer on Half Salary for Asking Student for Sex


Management of Obafemi Awolowo University has placed the lecturer who was alleged to have asked his student for sex to pass his course on half salary as they look into the matter.

The university senate said the decision was taken pending the outcome of the investigation.

It was gathered that Motunrayo Afolayan, a 400- level student in the Department of International Relations in the Faculty of Administration failed a Diplomacy course with code IRS 305 during the 2017/2018 academic calendar while in 300 level which she alleged the lecturer purposely failed her because she refused his sexual advances.

The university’s spokesperson, Abiodun Olanrewaju also confirmed the incident, saying, it happened last year and immediately the matter was reported to the management, it set up a panel to investigate it.

He also confirmed that the management placed the lecturer on half salary pending the decision of the panel.