Sex for marks: Court remands OAU lecturer Akindele in prison - Dove Bulletin - Online News Bulletin

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Sex for marks: Court remands OAU lecturer Akindele in prison


Richard Akindele who was dismissed from OAU over sex demand from a student goes to prison.

The Obafemi Awolowo lecturer was accused by his student Monica Osagie over the demand for sex to pass her.

Akindele was arraigned on Monday by the Independent Corrupt Practises and other Related Offences Commission before Justice Maureen Onyetenu of a Federal High Court, Osogbo, on four counts bothering on alteration of age and demanding sex to pass her student.

In a statement on Wednesday, last week, the ICPC said Akindele would be arraigned on three charges, for acting contrary to sections 8(1)(a)(ii), and 18 (d) under the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

“That you, professor Akindele, on or about the 16th day of September, 2017 at Ile-Ife did corruptly ask for sexual benefits for yourself from Ms. Monica Osagie on account of favour to be afterwards shown to her by you in the discharge of your official duties as a lecturer in the Department of Management and Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University, to wit; altering her academic grades in the course with code MBA 632- Research Method from fail to pass; and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 8(1)(a)(ii) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act,” one of the charges read.
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