- The University of Ghana suspended the two lecturers fingered in the sex for grades scandal
- Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Butakor were suspended for six and four months respectively without pay
- According to Gyampo, the investigative piece was an attempt to silence him
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Professor Ransford Gyampo says the BBC documentary that accused him of soliciting sex to extend some advantages to female students was a “useless plot.”
Gyampo was implicated alongside Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, both of the University of Ghana.
Despite being cleared of any act of sexual conduct by the fact-finding committee set up by the University, the two were, however, found guilty of conducting themselves in a manner that caused embarrassment to the university.
They were thus referred to the university’s disciplinary committee which recommended a six-month suspension without pay for Gyampo and a four-month suspension without pay for Dr. Butakor.
Commenting on the undercover piece dubbed ‘sex for grade’ put together by the BBC Africa Eye, Gyampo said: “I saw it as a challenge, I saw it as some people trying to do their own thing and maybe I’m too loudmouth, so it didn’t worry me.”
He told Nana Aba Anamoah on Starr Chat and monitored by YEN.com.gh that the undercover piece was a “useless plot and I don’t care about that.”
Meanwhile, in other news on YEN.com.gh, a fetish priest in the Eastern region reportedly leaked semi-nude videos of a woman who had visited his shrine to seek his intervention over the controversial enstoolment of a new Okuapemhene, YEN.com.gh gathered.
Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo Ababio was installed as the new paramount chief for the Akuapem Traditional Area in May 2020, succeeding Oseadeeyo Nana Addo Dankwa III who died six years ago.
Unhappy with the installation of the new Akuapemhene, the aforementioned woman identified as Atta Magali visited the shrine to kill all those behind the installation of the new Okuapehene, Starr FM reported.
Atta Magali, the outlet reported was captured on the videos chanting to kill President Akufo-Addo, the new Okuapehene Oseadeyo Kwasi Akufo II, Victor Newman a presidential staffer now deceased, and many others who backed the installation of the new Okuapemhene.
Atta Magali in one of the leaked videos from the shrine of Torgbe Shitor, the fetish priest operating in Akyem Kukurantumi of the Eastern Region, could be heard chanting to the gods in a piece of cloth around her waist saying: “agoo agoo, nananom it is me Attaa sister to Kwasi Akufo who is being denied the Okuapehene stool.”
She continued: “I am the one putting this photo into the coffin. Anyone who is part of this grand scheme from the family must be killed and summoned to the wilderness to answer.”
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