Damola Oke Appointed Acting VC Of LASU

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Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Damola Oke has been by Senate of Lagos State as acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

He at emergency senate held on Monday, January 11.

Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State , , had cancelled ongoing process set up for of a substantive ninth Vice-Chancellor of .

The Governor further directed a fresh process would terminate in 45 days commence immediately.

The outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, also directed to convene an emergency Senate for the purpose of appointing of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, who is not a candidate in the cancelled selection process as Acting Vice-Chancellor from Monday, January 11, 2021, when his tenure expires.

Following the expiration of the tenure of Fagbohun, today, a joint Selection Committee of the Senate and Council set up by the university to candidates for the position.

The Committee was expected to submit the names of the three best candidates for the job for onward transmission to the Visitor (the Lagos State Governor) for the final selection of successful candidate for the job.

18 Professors from about 10 universities applied for the job. But there was controversy over the qualification of some candidates selected to replace Fagbohun.

Details later…