Anybody caught sexually harassing college students or workers members of the Osun State College (UNIOSUN) will now need to face the complete wrath of the regulation because the college won’t hesitate to cope with these caught within the act.
The warning is coming from the UNIOSUN Governing Council Chairman, Yusuf Ali, throughout a five-day coaching workshop for members of workers and college students of the College on the menace of sexual harassment and methods to proactively guard towards it.
He warned everybody to watch out to keep away from the shameless act and suggested victims of sexual harassment to report such circumstances to the suitable authority or go to the varsity’s counselling unit for steerage.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Labode Popoola who was represented by Prof. Anthony Kola-Olusanya, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Educational, Analysis, Innovation and Partnership in his submission famous that sexual harassments in Nigerian tertiary Establishments was changing into rampant and rising each day.
“Primarily based on the event, the College Governing Council arrange the Prof. Abiodun Alao led committee and charged it to proactively organise enlightenment coaching workshops for the workers and college students”.
Prof. Alao on his half mentioned the coaching turned related as a result of the workers and college students wanted to know their proper, whom they should communicate to in the event that they develop into victims, the steps they should take and the way they are often free from such harassments.
“The Sexual harassment coaching workshop committee underneath my watch has developed a sexual harassment steerage word for workers and college students which we’re at the moment sharing and we’ve got additionally fastidiously chosen three visitor audio system who’re professionals on this discipline to teach and inform our workers and college students on the present state of affairs, what will be executed and approach ahead”, he mentioned.
A visitor speaker, Ibukunoluwa Otesile, defined that bodily attributes have been neither necessities for admission nor a foundation to reach the College including that workers and college students weren’t alleged to be bullied or lured into any exercise that’s totally different from the primary cause why they have been within the College.
She disclosed that “Workers and college students will be harassed via starring or leered at sexually, intentionally brushing towards somebody as you stroll previous, making guarantees or threats in return for sexual favours, sending unsolicited sexually specific emails, SMS, sexually insults or taunting.
“Standing intentionally too near somebody, displaying pornographic or sexually specific materials amongst others.
“The college is telling you now to talk up and say no to sexual harassment”, she added.
UNIOSUN workers, college students warned towards sexual offences as varsity reads riot act