LAGOS – A lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Afeez Baruwa has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping an 18-year-old girl admission seeker.
The judgement was handed down on Thursday by an Ikeja High Court.
Justice Josephine Oyefeso convicted Baruwa of a one count charge of rape brought against him.
Justice Oyefeso said: “the prosecution has proven his case beyond a reasonable doubt. I found him guilty of the charge” .
Delivering her judgement, the judge said: “I cannot begin to imagine the emotional trauma of the girl. The convict offended his family, the victim, the society and God.
“Baruwa I hereby sentence you to 21 years imprisonment maximum; this is my judgment”