OAU Dismisses senior Lecturer For Sexual Harassment

senior lecturer in the Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Adebayo Mosobalaje, has been dismissed for ‘sexual misconduct’ by the school authorities.

This used to be introduced in a declaration by way of the Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olarewaju, titled, ‘Sexual harassment: OAU dismisses any other lecturer’.

OAU Dismisses senior Lecturer For Sexual Harassment

The assertion read, “In its avowed dedication to rid the University of any structure of sexual intimidation, harassment and, or coercion, the Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has disregarded another lecturer who was once discovered guilty of sexual demeanor towards a girl student.

“The decision to brush aside Dr. Adebayo Mosobalaje of the Department of English Language in the Faculty of Arts was taken through the University Council at its final sitting on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021.

“Having exhaustively deliberated on the file of the Joint Committee of Council and Senate, which investigated the case of sexual harassment towards Mosobalaje, the University Council, unambiguously declared its zero tolerance to sexual harassment in any structure or guise and, accordingly, utilized the fabulous University sanctions for such an offence as contained in the University regulation.”

Since 2018 when the story of sexual harassment allegations in opposition to a professor of accounting at the university’s college of administration, Richard Akindele, went viral, the organization has usually been in the news for similar reasons.

OAU Dismisses senior Lecturer For Sexual Harassment

Akindele, who was once disregarded by the university, used to be additionally located responsible and sentenced to two years imprisonment following his prosecution by means of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). He has on account that been released.

There is additionally the unresolved case of a lecturer of International Relations, Bisi Olaleye, and any other at the school’s Centre for Distance Learning, Monday Omo-Etan.

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