Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have announced their readiness to thoroughly investigate the sexual harassment allegation against one of the lecturers of the institution.
This was made known in a statement released by the Communication Unit, Corporate Affairs Directorate, UNILAG.
According to the statement, the management urged its stakeholders to remain calm saying the truth of the matter will soon be uncovered.
According to reports, a female student of the university accused an unnamed lecturer in the English Department of consistently harassing her.
However, UNILAG management in a statement reacted to the alleged sex scandal with the intent to investigate the matter.
The statement reads;
“The attention of the University Management has been drawn to a news report trending on social media in respect of an alleged sexual harassment involving an alleged lecturer in the University of Lagos.
“The Management has a zero tolerance for allegations pertaining to sexual impropriety and has a well-established policy against such practices.
“We wish to reassure all our stakeholders, students, parents, members of staff and the general public that Management will not treat this matter with levity. Management will tackle the allegation with every sense of responsibility and seriousness that the matter deserves. The issue would be thoroughly investigated with transparency”.
“Management respectfully solicits information from members of the University community and pledges confidentiality and protection”
The unnamed student claimed that the lecturer was fond of harassing her.