Sanwo-Olu Orders Fresh Process For LASU New V-C’s Appointment.

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Following several petitions against the ongoing process for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice-Chancellor Lagos State Universit (LASU),.Lagos Governor and Visitor to the University (LASU), Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered a fresh process that will terminate in forty-five days.

 

The school has commenced a selection process to appoint a replacement for outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun whose tenure expires Monday, January 11.

 

The media aide to the Governor Gboyega Akosile said the decision to cancel the selection process for a new fresh one came after a thorough investigation and stakeholders engagement, which were necessitated by various petitions against the selection process.

 

“Governor Sanwo-Olu was inundated 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, 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 convene 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 directed that the Senate should select among its members, a protem chairman to superintend the meeting and conduct of the election of Acting Vice-Chancellor.

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