Lagos - Authorities of the University of Lagos have set up a four-man investigative panel to look into the alleged rape by a lecturer of the institution, Punch reports.
The Head of the Information Unit of the university, Olagoke Oke, made this known to our correspondent on Tuesday.
The panel is expected to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the matter and the involvement of the Faculty of Business Administration/Distance Learning Institute.
The panel, according to him, has three weeks to complete its assignment.
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A 42-year-old lecturer, Dr. Akin Baruwa, reportedly raped an 18-year-old admission seeker in the school on July 23, 2015.
The Head, Information Unit of the university had stated that no such name exists on the university’s employee list whether teaching or non-teaching.
The lecturer, currently in detention at the Kirikiri Prison, was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on Thursday.
Students, in the Faculty of Business Administration, however claimed that the suspect was a part-time lecturer of the accounting department of the university contrary to the stance of the school authorities.
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