New facts emerge about OAU lecturer enmeshed in sex-for-marks scandal

  • New facts have emerged about the OAU lecturer, Professor Richard Akinola, a lecturer in the management and accounting department of the faculty of administration at OAU, who has been accused of demanding five rounds of sex from a female final year student in his department before she can pass his course.

    An audio recording detailing the conversation between the lecturer and the female student identified as Enitan, surfaced online yesterday.

    A senior academic staff in the accounting department told Premiumtimes, that this is not the first time the lecturer has been accused of sexual impropriety. According to the lecturer who spoke on condition of anonymity, the professor was three years ago accused of the same offence, offering sex for marks.

    Meanwhile the school management says it has set up a committee to investigate the allegation. OAU spokesperson Abiodun Olanrewaju in a chat with Premiumtimes said
    The university is aware and we are setting up machinery to critically look at the issue to determine the veracity otherwise there won't be conclusion.