Sep 20, 2021

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OAU Sacks Popular Lecturer Adebayo Mosobalaje over Sexual Harassment, His Student Reacts

  • OAU has another professor, Dr. Adebayo Mosobalaje, sacked on sexual harassment allegations
  • The institution’s board of directors said Mosobalaje was sacked after being found guilty of sexual conduct
  • The university fired a professor, Richard Akindele, in 2018 for allegedly demanding sex from a student

OAU, Ile-Ife – Dr. Adebayo Mosobalaje, Lecturer in the Department of English Language of the Faculty of Art at Obafemi Awolowo University, was appointed by the Government Council.

The Punch reported that Mosobalaje des was found guilty of sexual conduct against an unnamed student.

The University Council said it made the decision after considering the committee’s report on the sexual harassment case Mosobalaje investigated, Daily Trust also orted.

The explanation read in part:

“The decision, Dr. The dismissal of Adebayo Mosobalaje from the Department of English Language in the Faculty of Arts was announced by the University Council at its last meeting on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021. “

Reactions are following Mosobalaje’s dismissal

Adeola Adebiyi-Abe commented on Facebook:

“Such a brilliant lecturer! Destroyed your career with ‘that little bit more’. “

Pleased Ezeobi said:

” Thank you guys for making at least this kind of decision If you feel like this, Nigeria will be better off. “

Omotayo Olatunde Ogunkanmi said:

” My God! Dr. Mosob was teaching me at the OAU literature at, I believe, level 100. The innocent-looking man with dark complexion said, “A short story is …” With his unusual accent, I always found it a little difficult to understand what he was dictated. “

Abdullahi Olusunmade said:

” I know many women who will be very happy about this message. This is a lesson for all of the horny instructors out there. One day Monkey go go market, e no go come back “

Professor Akindele dismissed

In 2018, the OAU management dismissed Professor Richard Akindele for allegedly Demands sex from a student to improve her grades.

Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, the university’s vice-chancellor, announced the dismissal at a press conference in Ile-Ife.


He said the government council dismissed the lecturer after finding him guilty of all charges.

UNILAG dismisses two lecturers

In a similar development, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has finally fired Boniface Igbeneghu and Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo, two lecturers exposed in the sex-for-grade study published by the BBC in 2019 were.

The two faculty were caught exchanging grades from students Ask for sex.

Recall that the institution previously suspended Igbeneghu, who is also pastor, and Oladipo is following the investigation and setting up a panel to counter the allegations examine them. About two years later, UNILAG announced the dismissal of the lecturers in a statement on Wednesday, June 2nd.

The lecturer asks the student to expose him

Meanwhile, according to the BBC report, Aliyu Maigado, a senior lecturer in the Department of Animal Science, Federal University of Kashere in Gombe state, urged any of its students to expose him if he was sexually molested or at any time Extorted money from them.

He said:

“I’m Aliyu Maigado, a lecturer in the Department of Animal Science at the Federal University of Kashere, Gombe state .

“Over the years I have taught several courses and interacted with many students, both men and women. If, as my student, I were ever to extort money from you; asks or molested, between you and your god, report and expose me. Thank you. “