A fact finding committee that investigated two lecturers of the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Butakor following a BBC documentary titled “Sex for Grades” has found that the two have breached the University’s Code of Conduct and Statutes.
The two lecturers will therefore face the University’s Disciplinary Committee.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs of the University of Ghana, Stella Amoah.
The Committee chaired by a retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo, established a prima facie evidence of misconduct against Professor Gyampo and Dr. Butakor contrary to Paragraph 6.4 of the Code of Conduct for Academic Staff of the University, which stipulates that Academic Staff shall at all times comport themselves in ways that will enhance their image and that of the University.
The statement said the Vice Chancellor has accepted the Committee`s findings and forwarded the report to the Disciplinary Committee for immediate action.
The University of Ghana reiterates its commitment to root out sexual harassment and misconduct and reminds its students and employees of the provisions in its Anti-Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy as well as those contained in the Statutes of the University of Ghana.