To clear the air about teacher-student romantic relationships, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Abiodun Olanrewaju has said women (female students too) can’t stop men from approaching them, but they reserve the right to turn men down.
In an interview monitored by Daily Post, Olarenwaju said the leadership of the Obafemi Awolowo University have no qualms romantic relationships between lecturers and students so far as such relationships are consensual and not forced.
Recently Dr. Adebayo Mosobolaje of the English Language Department, Faculty of Arts, was sacked after he was found guilty of sexual harassment.
The University stated that girls go out with older males all the time, even when such males are their teachers and some of those relationships end in marriage. They however stated that the University exists to guard against immoral acts.