The University of Ghana has indicated that the institution hopes the suspension of Professor Gyampo and Dr Butakor over the BBC Sex for Grades scandal will serve as a deterrent to potential offenders.
Speaking on Starr FM today, the Director of Public Affairs of the University of Ghana, Stella Amoah said the sanction will deter other lecturers of the University from engaging in such practices
Excepts of a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs of the University of Ghana yesterday February 17 2020 stated that:
In addition, Prof Gyampo and Dr Butakor are also required to undergo appropriate training on the University of Ghana’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy as well as the Code of Conduct for Academic Staff of the University.
They will be required to receive a positive assessment after the training before the resumption of their duties. They are also required to undergo an annual assessment for a period of 5 years.
Professor Gyampo, who is also the Head of European Studies at the university, according to the BBC report allegedly requested to marry one of the BBC reporters who posed as a student seeking academic favours.