UNILAG Appoints New Vice Chancellor

Tataafo.com-24th August, 2020

The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Monday, 24th August, 2020, appointed Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

She was elected at an emergency senate meeting held today at the institution’s auditorium.

Operatives of the Sabo Police Station provided security during the meeting.
recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the embattled and sacked the Vice-Chancellor UNILAG, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe to step aside.

Buhari also directed the Pro-Chancellor of the institution, Dr. Wale Babalakin to recuse himself from official duties.

The president constituted a special visitation panel to look into the ongoing crisis in the university.

The panel was given two weeks to submit its reports.

The panel is to be chaired by former vice-chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Tukur Sa’ad.

Mr. Sa’ad, a professor, was in office between 2002 and 2007 and was also a resident electoral commissioner in Borno State.

President Muhammadu Buhari directed the senate of the university to convene and nominate an acting vice-chancellor from among its members for the confirmation by the university council.

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