A Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana (UG), Professor Ransford Gyampo has threatened to initiate legal action against the BBC over its “Sex for grades” documentary which mentions him [Gyampo] as one of the lecturers who offer grades to students in exchange for sex according a Graphic Online report of an interview with Citi FM.
In the radio interview, Professor Gyampo denied abusing his power to make sexual advances towards students.
“You’ve also seen the video, have you seen anything called sex for grades [in the video]. How can you engage in so-called sex for grade relationship with somebody who is not a student in the first place…, I didn’t see anything like that [in the video] and I have not done anything like that,” he said in the radio interview with Citi FM.
Professor Gyampo was allegedly implicated in the “sex for grades” investigations carried out by BBC Africa Eye.
Barnaamijka dabogalka BBC-da ee Afrika Eye ayaa muuqaalo qarsoodi ah ka duubay macalimiin jaamacadeed oo faroxumeyn kula kacaya gabdho arday ah. pic.twitter.com/GGoTiEZMYF
— BBC News Somali (@BBCSomali) October 7, 2019
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 favors.