Students mocked prof Gyampo after BBC Africa sex for grades exposee

Students mocked prof Gyampo after BBC Africa sex for grades exposee-prof gyampo was mocked by his students after BBC sex for grades exposee!

Sex for grades,the recently most searched word on google in ghana.

On September 7 BBC released a documentary on how university female students in west Africa expecially Ghana and Nigeria face sexual harassment from their lectures for grades.

In Nigeria,a lecturer named Boniface a local pastor was captured on video sexually harassing female students and requesting sex  to secure admission for a BBC personal who posed herself as a mere church member.

Dr boniface tried suicide, which is a sentiment to the exposee by BBC


Students mocked prof Gyampo after BBC Africa sex for grades exposee

Academic institutions in West Africa have increasingly been facing allegations of sexual harassment by lecturers. This type of abuse is said to be endemic, but it’s almost never proven.

After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye sent undercover journalists posing as students inside the University of Lagos and the University of Ghana.

Female reporters were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers at the institutions – all the while wearing secret cameras.

Students mocked prof Gyampo after BBC Africa sexfor grades exposee

In Ghana, the radar fell on one proffessor gympo, a senior lecturer at the university of Ghana.

He come out to strongly denie the exposee from bbc with the following  statements.

Below is a full statement by Prof Gyampo:

Prof Gyampo writes:

Good Afternoon Folks,

1. I have been counselled to be silent on a matter of entrapment masterminded by a certain unscrupulous people, with the aid of BBC (African Eye) against me.

2. Unfortunately, my students this afternoon also insisted that I say something to clear the air. I am grateful to them for the support they showed me this afternoon. I am grateful to all my friends for the numerous phone calls and messages to show solidarity. For my haters who were expecting to see the worst video, and actually texted to rejoice over what they think is going to be my downfall, I forgive them.

3. I have a lot to say about this matter. But I am suing the BBC for defamation tomorrow, so I will keep some of the facts to myself for now.

Students mocked prof Gyampo after BBC Africa sex for grades exposee

4. Let me state, however, that I have not involved myself in the BBC’s so-called sex for grades and will never do so. Their own video documentary evidence could not establish this. I am aware of my University’s Sexual Harassment Policy and I have always adhered to its dogmas.

5. The lady involved in my informal conversation was not my student and she wasn’t also a student from the University of Ghana where I teach. I, therefore, cannot decipher how I could manipulate the grade of a non-student. The BBC ignored all her contributions to our conversation. They ignored all her messages she sent to me. They ignored my objections and letters written to refute their allegations. They also edited the video to suit their purpose.

6. While I prepare to sue the BBC for carrying out the most bogus and unprofessional piece of documentary in the world so far, I wish to remind them that Ghana and for that matter, Africa, has long thrown out the yoke of colonialism.

7. We are an independent continent with our own institutions that can handle internal matters. There cannot be much talk about strengthening institutions when they are blatantly prevented from doing their work by needless intruders like the BBC. The University of Ghana where I teach has credible outfit and mechanisms for dealing with matters of harassment. Why did the BBC refuse to encourage the one harassed to report the matter? Sexual harassment is also a criminal matter. Why has the BBC refused to report the matter?
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8. I am aware of those behind this, just for the purposes of gagging me. But I wish to assure them that I remain Yaw Gyampo. I won’t be silenced. Their worst may be to kill me. But in as much as I love my family, I won’t be scared to die in the course of keeping regimes on their toes, without malice, just for the purposes of shaping our governance landscape.

I have not engaged in any so-called sex for grades and I will stay true to my calling in doing my best for God, students and country.

After the documetry from BBC, professor Gyampo was mocked by his students when he went to lectures.

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