Prof. Monday Igbafen, the chairman of ASUU the Ambrose Alli University (AAU) has been suspended by the concerned university authorities over allegations of sexual assault.
In a report by Daily Post, Prof. Igbafen, an Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy, was suspended after his appearance before a disciplinary committee after being allegated of sexual misconduct to his students.
This report found its way to the general public via a statement signed by Edward Aihevba, the university’s spokesman, on Wednesday in Benin, the capital of Edo State.
The statement noted that Igbafen had been arraigned before the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee (SSDC) on allegations of gross misconduct bordering on sexual harassment and threatening students to have sex with him in exchange for marks.
According to the statement, Igbafen was found culpable by the university’s investigative panel.
A relative of one of the victims had threatened to take the institution to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ICPC if Igbafen wasn’t prosecuted.