Boniface Igbeneghu, lecturer and former dean of the art faculty in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), was captured on camera sexually harassing an undercover journalist who presented herself as an admission seeker at the institution.
Igbeneghu, who is also senior pastor of the Foursquare Evangelical Church, was shown in a 13-minute video documentary published by BBC Africa Eye on Monday.
The research was on sexual relations previously reported by some West African universities.
In the video, Igbeneghu told Kiki Mordi, the undercover reporter who pretended to be a 17-year-old admission applicant, how some institute professors tossed students for sex.
He had invited the teenager to his office for a series of tutorials, before deepening sexual conversations with her.
“Do you know that you are a very beautiful girl?” he asked.
“Do you know that I am a pastor and I’m in my fifties. What will shock you is that even at my age now, if I want a girl of your age – a 17-year-old, all I need is to sweet tongue her and put some money in her hand and I’ll get her.”
The senior lecturer revealed how he and some of his colleagues patronise the UNILAG Staff club “cold room” to commit several sexual atrocities with female students of the institution.
He said in the cold room, lecturers meet to “touch students breast”.
“Do you want me to kiss you? Switch of the light, lock the door and I will kiss you for a minute. That’s what they do in cold room.”
In the video, the lecturer went to the bathroom, upon his return, he locked the door, switched off the light and embraced the “admission seeker”.
“You are too stiff. I can call you to come any day. If you don’t come, you know you are gone,” he threatened.
For the past year, BBC Africa Eye has been secretly investigating sexual harassment by lecturers at West Africa's most prestigious universities.
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) October 6, 2019
Authorities of UNILAG have refused to react to the cold room allegation.
Taiwo Oloyede, the university spokesperson, also told BBC that the institution has zero-tolerance for sex scandal.
Meanwhile, Paul Kwame, another lecturer from College of Education in Ghana, was also exposed in the documentary.
The documentary is coming a year after Richard Akindele, a professor at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), was accused of sexual harassment.