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The University of Ghana has finally announced sanctions for two of its lecturers who were involved in the sex for grade scandal.
Following a final investigations and recommendations by UG Senior Members’ Disciplinary Committee, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Butakor have been handed six and four months suspension without pay respectively.
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According to a statement from the premier university, the suspension of the two senior lecturers takes effect January 1, 2020.
“...the Disciplinary Committee recommended a six-month suspension without pay for Professor Gyampo and a four-month suspension without pay for Dr. Butakor. The suspensions take effect from January 1, 2020.”
The sanctions also include the two men undergoing training on the university’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy.
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“They will be required to receive a positive assessment after the training before resumption of their duties. They are also required to undergo annual assessment for a period of 5 years,” a statement from the university added.
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