Sex for Grade: FEPOFFA Launched Campaign Against Sex for Grade in Nigeria.


The Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State management led by Dr. Lateef Olatunji has launched a campaign against sex for grade in Nigeria.

The campaign which was held at the polytechnic main campus on middle of last week of the month of January captured various departments in the institution.

During the campaign, the rector charged students to take their academics seriously and work for their grade instead of engaging in sexual means.

According to him: ” The Federal Polytechnic Offa is changing on a daily basis and the management and staff of the Polytechnic sternly frown at sexual harassment.

This campaign is therefore staged to serve a note of warning to both staff and students that the polytechnic will not condone any act of indicipline.

The Disciplinary Committee set up by the management is always ready to take it up with any erring staff or student. So, work for your mark and earn good grade.”

It is unarguable that, sex for grade has been a topical issue and happening intermittently in Nigeria tertiary institutions. Professors, Lecturers have been victims based on different media reportage.

Its in this case, The Management of Federal Polytechnic Offa took the campaign to nooks and crannies of the polytechnic’s ambience as a proactive measure to curb the menace.

While commending the Head of Mass Communication Department, Mr. Wole Alawode and students of the department for initiating such rife idea, the Deputy Rector Administration, Dr. Olarongbe Afolabi enjoined students to stay away from anti indiscipline.

He said: “As far as this polytechnic is concern, the Management has resolved to curb all forms of anti social activities that is pervasive in Nigeria tertiary institutions.

Although, it takes two tangle, as we have sex for mark, there is also mark for sex and if you are expecting the management to effect these changes, you must equally be ready to change. The Polytechnic is ready to work along the interest of the students.”

Furthermore, the Polytechnic Director of Information, Public Relations and Protocol, Mr. Olayinka Iroye commended the management for joining hands together with the Directorate and Mass Communication Department to take the campaign to four corners of the polytechnic with a worthwhile colouration while the Head of Mass Communication Department, Mr. Wole Alawode assured the management of maximum cooperation from the department towards projecting and sustaining the good image of the polytechnic.

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