Mr. Monday Omo-Etan, a lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-ife, Osun State, has been suspended and subsequently handed ober to the police for sexually molesting 19-year-old female student in the institution.
The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the institution would not condone any type of harassment against any member of its community.
Motunrayo, a student of the Department of International Relations of the university had also accused another lecture, Olabisi Olaleye, of molesting her and failing her in a course for refusing to have sex with him. The statement reads:
“Less than three weeks after the Management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, expressed her zero-tolerance against sexual harassment by investigating and suspending a lecturer of the Department of International Relations, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, the University has suspended a staff of the University’s Centre for Distance Learning for sexually molesting 19 years old female student.
“The University has also handed over the Tutor, Mr. Monday Omo – Etan, to the Police.
“The Management has reinstated her commitment to the total eradication of any form of sexual harassment, molestation or other social vices,” the statement reads.