The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed acting Vice-Chancellors for two new universities established by Lagos State. The two universities are Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Ikorodu and Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin Epe.
The proceedings happened on Monday as the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed that His Excellency, Governor Sanwo Olu has authenticated the selection of a Professor of Health Education, and current substantive Provost, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Prof. Bidemi Lafiaji-Okunneye, as the acting Vice-Chancellor of LASUED, Ijanikin and Epe Campuses while a Doctorate holder in Microbiology and current Rector, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Dr Nurudeen Olaleye, as the acting VC LASUST, Ikorodu.
The statement said Okuneye, would get assisted by an associate professor and current provost of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education now University of Education, Epe, Nosiru Onibon as acting deputy VC.
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It stated that Chief Lecturer, Hospitality Management Technology, Dr Olumide Metilelu, would serve as LASUST new deputy VC (Academics) while LASPOTECH’s current deputy rector (Administration) Dr Gbemavo, Kolawole Godonu, would serve as the deputy VC (Admin) of LASUST.
This is such great news for Nigeria and Africa. The emergence of new universities means that students have a wider and better choice.
The Governor kindly hopes that they do a good job. He hopes that both VCs ensure these institutions become remarkable and significant.
Ngscholar kindly informs her reader that more details are forthcoming about these institutions. We hope that in years to come, these institutions will become one of these high-ranking institution we have in Nigeria.