In Lagos State University Ojo, the new appointed governing council has signaled its readiness to start the exercise of appointing the next substantive vice & chancellor for the university.
The council vowed faired and firmness in carrying out the role and other activities required of members by the laws.
Sir David Sunmoni,the chairman of the council and pro-chancellor noted this at the inaugural meeting of the council held on Tuesday at the main campus university.
Recall that the Governor of Lagos State and Visitor to the university, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Thursday, 8th July 2021, inaugurated the new council following the dissolution of the previous council led by Prof Adebayo Ninalowo over crisis trailing the appointment of a new VC.
On Friday, Mr Sumoni, said the first important work before the council was to appoint the 9th vice chancellor, charging all members to work as one and be fair and firm in the discharge of their authority. This statement made by Mr Sumoni was made available by the university spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya.
He said that council members would certainly hold on to their diverse academic backgrounds, work experiences, knowledge and exposures to take LASU through their roles to greater heights.
Other council members in attendance, according to the statement, include the acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oyedamola Oke; deputy VC(Academic), Prof Elias Wahab; Acting Registrar, Mr Emmanuel Fanu; Mr Anuoluwapo Eso, Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, Mr Tolani Sule, Mrs Foluke Abdulrazaq, Mrs Moronke Williams, Mr Adebayo Akinsanya, Mrs Adenike Yomi-Faseun, Mrs Mojisola Tolagbe Taiwo and Dr Hakeem Adetugbobo
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