It was over and I was back in school. I told
Happy to move in with me and she agreed,
trust me I always pay my dues. I can’t rule
out the fact that I’m where I am today
through her help.
A month after resumption, the class rep made
an announcement that we’ve all been given
Project supervisor. We are to go to check the
list at the HOD’S office. We all went to the
departmental office after the day’s lectures.
I checked my name and I was to be
supervised by Doctor Williams. I was paired
with three other student. The four of us
decided to go to him to present ourselves as
his project student.
After the brief introduction, he told us to go
and choose three topics each, so he’ll be the
one to pick one for us out of the three topics.
He gave us his numbers and we gave him
We all turned to leave and he told me to stay
back. The others left and I was left alone with
Firstly, he took his time to scan me from
head to toe. From my Givenchy orange jump
suit to my Fossil George brown copper wrist
watch and down to my Dior sling back heels
“Anike! I’ve had eyes for you since 300l and
I’m happy that fate brought us together at
last. I’m happy you are one of my project
I like you and I want to date you” he said
after sizing me up.
“You want us to date or you want to sleep
I said that because that’s his specialty,
sleeping with female students.
“Wow! I know you are sound academically
but I never knew you are this blunt. You are
very correct I want to sleep with you. I want
to see this gorgeous body clothes is covering”
He said smiling seductively.
“Sir with all due respect that will not be
“Then be prepare to have an F in this project
and you know what that means”
“Sir, please I can give you anything you want
other than my body” I went on my knees
“See big girl like you kneeling down. Get up
my dear, kneeling wont solve this. Just give
me what I want and you even sweat to get an
A in this project”
Doctor Williams should be in his early 40s,
no doubt he’s handsome. Female students
throw advances at him.He had history with
quite a number of them. Why he wants me to
add me to the lists is what I don’t get. I don’t
dress provocatively, I rock expensive wears,
fine but not seductive ones.
I stood up, ready to leave, since my pleadings
“Meet me this weekend at Cascade Hotel,
“You will wait till eternity” I said and left his
I went straight to the HOD’s office and I met
some of my course mates. I told them I want
to change supervisor. But they all warned me
not to try it that I’ll attract unnecessary
attractions to myself from the other lecturer.
I was mad, I determined not to give up easily.
I seek counsel from another lecturer in the
department and said the same thing. I even
told him my supervisor wants to sleep but he
advised him to keep on posting him, he said
the man is mouthed in the department, he
might not allow me graduate if I don’t thread
I asked him if I could report to the HOD and
he told said
You want to use monkey to harvest banana.
You want to report a flirt lecturer to another
I gave up on my pursue of changing
supervisor. So I decided to play along, I won’t
say yes, I won’t say no. I’ll just keep on
On Saturday, I was in Abuja with Prince. My
supervisor called and called. Prince noticed I
wasn’t picking my calls.
“Why are you rejecting your calls?”
“It’s not an important call”
“Your admirers won’t let me have a quality
time with my Princess” he said going through
“Prince it’s my project supervisor”
“Pick it then, maybe he wants to discuss
“He’s waiting for me in a hotel as we speak”
“When did that start?”
“And you didn’t tell me”
“I thought I could handle it”
“By not picking his calls! When will all this
male lecturer stop this their Sekxual assault”
“This one is even worse”
“What’s his name?”
“No, Senior lecturer”
His call came in again. “Pick the call and
record your conversation” he said and I
I recieved the call and recorded our
“I’ll call your VC” he said when I was
through with the call.
“You know the VC?” I was surprised, he
never mentioned it.
He nodded dialing his number.
“Is there anyone in this country you don’t
know?” He didn’t answer me, he had already
placed the call.
He spoke with the VC on phone. I heard him
gave him my details (department and level)
then he mentioned the lecturer’s name too.
He disconnected the call. “He said you should
report to his office, 11pm on Monday”
“VC’s office! Please I don’t want this case to
get to that level”
My almost five years in the university, I’ve
never stepped foot in the VC’s office.
“Well, it’s too late, the VC is already
involved” he said. And I wished I kept my
To be continued