Damola Oke Appointed By LASU As Acting VC

The Senate of the Lagos State University has appointed Damola Oke as the acting vice-chancellor of the institution.

Before his appointment, Oke was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration of LASU.


He was appointed at the emergency senate meeting held on Monday.

According to Punch, the Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice-Chancellor of the university.

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The governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in 45 days should commence immediately.

The outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, was also directed 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 his tenure expires.

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

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