LAGOS STATE GORVERNOR, SANWO-OLU CANCELS APPOINTMENT OF LASU VC. ORDERS A FRESH PROCESS

 




Lagos State Governor & Visitor to Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice Chancellor of the University.

The Governor further ordered that a fresh process that would end in forty five days should commence immediately.


According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu’s decision on the cancellation came after a thorough investigation and stakeholders meeting , which were necessitated by various petitions against the selection process.


“Governor Sanwo-Olu was overwhelmed  with petitions arising from the selection process of the Vice Chancellor by the Governing Council. After a thorough evaluation and investigation of the various complaints, Mr. Governor Sanwo-Olu,  in his capacity as the Visitor to the University ordered the cancellation of the process,” he stated.


The outgoing Vice Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun has also been directed by Governor Sanwo-Olu to hold  an emergency Senate meeting for the purpose of appointing one 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 the tenure of the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Professor Fagbohun expires.


The Governor further ordered that, the Senate should select among its members, a pro tem chairman to superintend the meeting and conduct of election of Acting Vice  Chancellor.

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