‘The bias is too much’, ASUU chairman condemns anti-sexual harassment bill

The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Biodun Ogunyemi, has described as biased, the proposed anti-sexual harassment bill for higher institutions.

He said the bill will stigmatise lecturers in universities.

Mr Ogunyemi made the comment during the public hearing of the bill in Abuja on Monday.

The hearing was organised to enable individuals, civic and academic groups to air their views, raise concerns as well as suggest amendments to the bill.

The bill

The bill titled: ‘A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress Sexual Harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions and for matters concerned therewith, 2019’, was reintroduced in the Senate on October 9 and scaled second reading on November 6.

It is sponsored by the Deputy Senate President,…

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