Kwara State University dismisses lecturer for sexual harassment

Pelumi Adewale, the lecturer of Kwara State University who sexually harassed Tosin Adegunsoye, a student of Department of Pure and Applied Sciences of the institution has been dismissed by the school authority.

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The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Mustapha Akanbi made this known on Monday as he kick-started activities for the institution’s 8th and 9th convocation.

Prof. Akanbi said the accused had ceased to be a staff of the school, adding that ”He is a disgrace to our great institution and we won’t condone such acts.”

He said “The security agency has taken up the case and it is in court already, but I am informing you officially that the man is now an ex-staff member of the institution.”

The lecturer lured the student to his apartment around 8:30 p.m., where he gave her a new question paper and KWASU answer script to rewrite her examination.

In exchange, he had solicited to have sexual intercourse with her till day break.

The suspect was however apprehended in the process by the detectives who were hiding at a secured location to monitor the development.