The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Prof. Kolawole Salako, has asked female students of the institution to report any lecturer that demands sexual favours from them to the authorities.
This was disclosed to journalists by the VC, on the sidelines of the institution’s 30th anniversary lecture, which was themed: A robust regulation system: An imperative for quality assurance in Nigerian universities and delivered by a former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Julius Okojie, Punch reports.
He assured the students of the institution of support in the event of being abused, saying: “We won’t condone sex-for-marks in this university. If anybody is violated, the violator will not go scot free.”
Also speaking, former Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Julius Okojie, debunked claims that Nigerian university degrees were sub-standard.
He insisted that degrees from the country’s universities were comparable with those from universities across the world.