A senior lecturer in the department of English and Literature, University of Benin(UNIBEN) named Dr. Bode Ekundayo has been accused of forcefully having his way with a student of the department, OduNews.com reports.
It was alleged that the middle-aged lecturer locked up the student in his office when she visited to register for her final year project on October 5, 2021, and had carnal knowledge of her without her consent. The victim also claimed he locked her up and refusing her leaving the office for hours.
The alleged victim, a 400 level student, is said to have sent messages to a friend who then reported to security guards in the school and they went to rescue the student.
A video seen by OduNews.com shows him being questioned by school staff in front of the health centre where the victim was been admitted for treatment.
The SUG P.R.O who spoke for the Student Union Government when contacted said the union are aware of the incident and they are taking prompt actions on it.
A source also revealed to OduNews.com that plans are been made to lay the matter low as the Lecturer is a “senior man” in the department.