- Some lecturers at West African universities were captured on tape in BBC's Africa Eye 'Sex for Grades' documentary
- Ghana's Professor Gyampo and others were among lecturers caught in the exposé
- YEN.com.gh highlights some of their ''pick-up lines'' which have been described as ''unethical misconduct''
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In the wake of the exposé produced by BBC’s Africa Eye, many have been left alarmed by the revealing contents of the documentary which shows lecturers weaponising their power to take advantage of vulnerable students.
The exposé focused on revealing the prevalent practice of ‘Sex for Grade’ on several university campuses which appeared to have been normalised over the years.
Details of the investigative piece have shocked many due to the involvement of prominent lecturers within West African universities including Professor Ransford Gyampo, a political science lecturer at the University of Ghana.
Their unethical ''pick-up lines'' of these lecturers captured on video stirred global outrage especially from Nigeria and Ghana.
YEN.com.gh highlights the so-called ''pick-up lines'' by the lecturers who according to BBC Africa Eye, sought to sexually harass female students for academic favours.
The four lecturers caught in the investigative piece were Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts and Dr. Samuel Oladipo, Department of Economics at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Professor Gyampo, Head of European Studies and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor a lecturer at the Department of Teacher Education of the School of Education and Leadership.
Here are some lyrics from BBC’s Africa Eye exposé.
How many guys have told you are beautiful today?
Have you ever been kissed violently before?
The cold room experience
You are my baby, my daughter
I want to direct you properly
Do you want me to kiss you
Switch off this light, lock the door, I’ll kiss you for a minute
You’re sweet, Fine babe
Be my side and I will be your side
I’ll grab you and kiss you here and by the time I’ll release you, you’ll see all the shyness gone
I want you, it is my duty to be bold enough to tell you.
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Meanwhile, amid the recent ‘sex for grades' exposé in West African universities by BBC Africa Eye, several victims of sexual harassment are coming out to share their experiences irrespective of their gender.
The latest is Dr Emmanuel Acheampong, a senior lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Business School.
According to ghanaweb, Dr Acheampong disclosed in an interview with Ahotor FM monitored by DailyNewsGhana.com that a female student in one of the universities in the country, where he works as a part-time lecturer offered him sex for grades.
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