UNILAG Closes Cold Room, Suspends Randy Boniface

Written by Akeem Alao

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, has suspended a lecturer, Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of the Faculty of Art and head pastor of local Foursquare Gospel Church following a viral video where he was caught on camera allegedly demanding sex from a female admission seeker.

UNILAG in a statement on Tuesday 8th October,2019 also announced the closure of the ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers reportedly sexually harass students.

This was disclosed by Taiwo Oloyede, the Principal Assistant Registrar, who confirmed that Mr Igbeneghu has been suspended and barred from the university areas after a meeting held following the viral video.

The University of Lagos management today suspended Dr. Boniface of the department of European languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts who was caught in a sexual gratification video released by British Broadcasting Cooperation, BBC.


“In addition to this, the university management has ordered the shutdown of the staff club ‘Cold Room’ mentioned in the documentary for further investigation,” Oloyede added.

“The so-called ‘Cold Room’ is a function room that may have been abused because this is a deviation from the purpose for which it was created,” he explained.

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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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