By Daniel Njieneu-News/Comments, December 16, 2020
YABATECH-Recently, the Anti-Corruption Transparency Unit of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech-ACTU) held a one-day sensitization workshop for selected academic and non-academic staff of the College with a theme: Sex for Grade Syndrome. The workshop was in commemoration for this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day, which was declared opened by the College’s Rector, Engr Obafemi Omokungbe, stressing that all hands must be on desk to fight corruption as specified by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and other Federal Government Agencies. . He noted that sex-for-grade is a serious act of misconduct and, any staff of the College found to engage in such act will be treated as an outcast and also be punished accordingly.
Meanwhile, in his address, the Chairman of Yabatech-ACTU, Dr. Fred Fatuase expressed gratitude for the free hands given to them to operate without internal and external interference from the College.
The workshop was attended by Japhet Ideani and Tope Egunjobi both from ICPC, Lagos office. However, three staff of the College presented papers based on the theme. They include, Dr A. M Olaseni, a former Deputy Rector (Academics)- Integrity for Today and Tomorrow, Dr M. A Adebakin, a former Deputy Rector(Administration)- Morality in the Academia and Dr O. Adewoye, a Chief Lecturer in Department of Mathematics, -Manifestation of Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions.