OAU Suspends Staff Over Sexual Molestation [Press Release]

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Has Suspended a Lecturer of the Centre for Distance Learning Over Sexual Molestation of a 19 Year-Old Female Student.

Less than three weeks after the Management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, expressed its zero tolerance against sexual harassment by investigating and suspending a lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, the University has suspended a teaching staff of the University's Centre for Distance Learning for sexually molesting a 19 year-old female student.

A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that the University has also handed over the Tutor, Mr. Monday Omo - Etan, to the Police.

The Management has restated its commitment to the total eradication of any form of sexual harassment, molestation or other social vices.