The University of Lagos, UNILAG, has reacted to viral online report about one of its lecturers sexually harassing female students of the institution.
A female student of the school had yesterday, in a social media post, claimed that the lecturer has been in the act of molesting female students.
She further revealed that the said lecturer is a professor in the department of English language, in the Faculty of Arts.
Reacting to the trending report in a statement on Thursday, UNILAG’s Communication Unit, Corporate Affairs Directorate, said, “The attention of the University Management has been drawn to a news report trending on social media in respect of an alleged sexual harassment involving an alleged lecturer in the University of Lagos.
“The Management has a zero tolerance for allegations pertaining to sexual impropriety, and has a well-established policy against such practices.
“We wish to reassure all our stakeholders, students, parents, members of staff and the general public that Management will not treat this matter with levity.
“Management will tackle the allegation with every sense of responsibility and seriousness that the matter deserves. The issue would be thoroughly investigated with transparency.
“Management respectfully solicits information from members of the University community and pledges confidentiality and protection.”