The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a teacher of Fazir-I-Omar Senior High School in Iwaya, Yaba area of the state for allegedly forcing an 18-year-old pupil, Mary (not real name), to perform oral sex on him for marks.
The report had detailed how the teacher, who teaches Mathematics in the school, allegedly pressurised Mary to give him oral sex twice and further demanded sex in exchange for marks.
Mary, an Abia State indigene who resides in the Makoko area of Lagos, had narrated to our reporter how she was first forced to give her teacher oral sex at the age of 16 when she was in Senior Secondary School 1.
The victim, now in SSS 2, explained that on two different occasions, she succumbed to pressure and gave the teacher oral sex.
She alleged that the teacher further demanded sex if she ever wanted to graduate from the school with her classmates, but she refused.
Speaking with our reporter on Friday, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the teacher had been arrested. Elkana identified the suspect as one Akintunde Ajayi, 39.
He said, “The teacher’s name is Akintunde Ajayi and he is 39. I must commend The PUNCH for the detailed report because the information provided therein has helped us.