Meet Kiki Mordi: The Face behind BBC’s sex for grades exposé

General News of Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

2019-10-09

Kiki Mordi turned 28 years on August 12, 2019

The media and social media in Nigeria and Ghana have been busy discussing a documentary released by the BBC Africa Eye dubbed ‘Sex For Grades’.

The full hour-long documentary filmed interactions with two Ghanaian lecturers – Prof. Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor – at the University of Ghana, and University of Lagos’ Boniface Igbeneghu, who doubles as a pastor at the Foursquare church in Nigeria.

Both of the men, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, have denied they were offering “sex for grades” in the undercover exchanges.

Meanwhile, the University of Ghana, yesterday released a statement stating, the two lecturers filmed have been interdicted. The statement copied to Ghanaweb added that two lecturers will be invited by the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee for investigations.

Similarly, the University of Lagos has also suspended Mr Boniface Igbeneghu.

Today, Ghanaweb puts the focus on Miss Kiki Mordi, the face behind the sex for grades exposé .

According to newsmag.com, Miss Mordi is a Nigerian, with Port Harcourt, as her hometown. On her Instagram page, she describes herself as a filmmaker, storyteller, writer, BBC Africa radio presenter. She is the Head of Presenting @wfm917.

She turned 28 years in August 12, 2019, this was captured in one of her Instagram posts.

“Is this what turning 28 feels like? Honestly, it feels like nothing. But since birthdays have a way of invoking introspection here goes nothing… I feel like grown woman. I feel like a star. I feel… free!,” her post read.

Kiki Mordi who is currently based in the United Kingdom dropped out of school because of sexual harassment, hence her passion for the cause.

In her documentary, she mentioned, though she gained admission into one of the best schools in Nigeria, after the death of her father, her dreams of becoming a medical doctor, was shattered by a certain lecturer who demanded sex from her.

According to Kiki Mordi, the investigation was carried out to expose these bad lecturers who torment young and innocent ladies in tertiary institutions.

Kiki won the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Outstanding Presenting Programme, South-South. She was nominated for Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Most Promising Young Presenter (TV/Radio).

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