Obafemi Awolowo University management Ile Ife has suspended one of their lecturer.
The lecturer whose name is Monday Omo-Etan, was suspended for assaulting a 19-year-old student.
The suspension was announced on Wednesday.
The management said the lecturer has been handed over to the police for further investigation.
A statement by the OAU Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, says:
“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 of the Department of International Relations, Mr Olabisi Olaleye, the university has suspended a worker of the OAU Centre for Distance Learning for sexually molesting a 19-year-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.”