#SexForGrade: BBC Investigative Reporter’s Mother Commends Her Says I’m Proud Of You

The mother of the BBC Africa Eye investigative journalist, Kik Mordi who pioneered the ‘Sex For Grade’ documentary that exposed lecturers in the University of Lagos, Akoka (UNILAG) sent her a text on WhatsApp reading “I’m so glad and proud of you”, according to her twitter post.

It will be recall that a BBC documentary, BBC Africa Eye revealed a senior lecturer, Dr Boniface Igbeneghu, and former sub-dean in the Faculty of Art, University of Lagos, Akoka (UNILAG) made sensual advances towards an ‘assumed 17-year-old girl’ seeking admission in the prestigious university.

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The ‘sex for grade’ undercover journalist presented herself as being a 17-year-old secondary school graduate. 17-year-old is below the legal age of consent both in Lagos State and in the country.

This means having a sexual relationship with a person of such age is classified as “child abuse” or better “child sexual abuse”.

The lecturer invited her to his office for a number of tutorials. As a safety measure, the decoy has a panic button with her that alerts her colleagues in case of any danger.

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