Yesterday, we brought you news on the case of child molestation and sexual harassment levelled against Mr. Olaseni Osifala, a biology teacher in Queen’s College, Yaba Lagos.
The school’s management, accused teacher, Old Girls of the school as well as current SSIII students have all reacted to the news. Read here.
However, the Federal Ministry of Education has now launched a probe into the allegation of child molestation against Mr. Olaseni Osifala.
Mr. Tony Akuneme, the media aide to the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, said some directors from the ministry had since Saturday arrived the school for investigation. Akuneme added that the minister was awaiting the report of the directors before taking the next step.
Also, the authorities of the college yesterday invited the police to probe allegation. The school, which reported the matter at the Sabo Police Station, Yaba, sought to know the identity of the accuser.
Meanwhile, yesterday, the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), of the school said that it had set up panel to investigate the case.
Chairman of the PTA, Mrs Beatrice Akhetuanen, told a news conference that the panel would be working with the Police Station in Sabo, Yaba to investigate the teacher said to be perpetrating the act.
She said: “Queen’s College is very particular about the safety of the residents of the college, students and teachers; hence in 2014, the PTA invested in the installation of the CCTV cameras in strategic parts of the college.”
Osifala is billed to visit the police station in company with the school Principal, Dr. Lami Amodu.
Source: New Telegraph|Vanguard
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