LASU elects DVC, denies report on exam

Lagos State University has asked members of the public to disregard news going round the social media that the school will commence first semester examination on September 28, 2020.

A statement signed by  the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, LASU, Mr Ademola Adekoya, said,  “ It has come to the attention of the Lagos State University Management of the malicious and rumour going round the social media that the Vice Chancellor, Prof.Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said that students of the University will commence their first semester examination on September 28, 2020.

“Members of the University Community (staff and students) and the general public are hereby informed that there is no iota of truth in the information as it did not emanate from the University and are advised to disregard such fake notices.”

In another development, the members of Senate, LASU, has elected Prof. Wahab Olukorede as the Deputy Vice Chancellor ( Academics) of the University.

Prof. Wahab in an election last week defeated the other candidate Prof. Ayodeji Abari, by 88 to 43 votes.

Wahab a Professor of Sociology, and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences succeeds Prof. Olumuyiwa Noah whose tenure ended on Monday, 24th August, 2020 after serving for two consecutive terms of four years.

The statement said  the election would be ratified by the Governing Council of the University.

Source: The Punch

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *