The dismissed lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Richard Akindele, who was months ago dragged to court for allegedly demanding sex in exchange for marks from one Monica Osagie has changed his plea from not guilty to guilty.
Youths Digest gathered that the court in Osogbo has sentenced him to two years in prison.
The profesor who was charged by the ICPC on a four count charge of demanding sexual benefits from his student for upgrade of a course whichg she supposedly failed in 2017.
The prosecuting counsel informed the court precided by justice MAureen Onyetenu that the parties involved has reached an agreement, and asked for a reduced sentece for the professor
When this newspaper attempted to get the Universitys management reaction on the incident the University spokesman, Olarewaju Abiodun refused to comment the development.
In a chat with our reporter, he simply said “No comment”, when asked on the management’s thoughts over the sentencing and its effect on academic activities especially lecturers confidence.
More details later…