After the BBC’s “Sex for Grades” show, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Professor Paul Kwame Butakor are suspended by the University of Ghana.
A press release copied to YesGhanaOnline notes that the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee will invite two lecturers to investigate.
“Given that commitment, the Business and Executive Committee of the University has taken a decision to interdict Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, the two lecturers featured in the documentary to allow for further investigations into the matter. In line with University regulations, the two will be invited by the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee in the next few days to assist with further investigations into the BBC documentary,” the statement reads.
The statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Mrs. Stella A. Amoa added that no employee or student found to have engaged in sexual assault or abuse will be spared by Ghana University.
“No university student shall be considered above the rules,” added the sentence.
Prof. Ransford Gyampo, a Department of Political Science, and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, a lecturer at the School of Education and Leadership’s Department of Teacher Education, were filmed making sexual advances to’ students’ who were actually undercover researchers.