Wednesday 26 August 2020

UNILAG Governing Council appoints Professor (Mrs) Ogunsola as acting VC

UNILAG Governing Council appoints Professor (Mrs) Ogunsola as acting VC

 The Governing Council of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, has approved the election of Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution. This approval was done via a virtual meeting of the members of the Council held with Dr John Momoh who presided as the Interim Chairman of the Council.

The Council has also forwarded her name to the Visitor to the university, President Muhammadu Buhari, for approval. The meeting was conducted ahead of the inauguration of a Visitation Panel to probe the affairs of the university from 2017 till date by the Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu, scheduled for Abuja on Wednesday.

UNILAG Governing Council approves Ogunsola as acting VC

Ogunsola emerged the acting VC on Monday when she was voted in by the Senate of the institution. She polled 135 votes to Prof. Ben Oghojafor, who polled 31 votes at an emergency meeting of the body.

With her emergence as the Acting VC, Ogunsola broke UNILAG’s 58-year record by becoming the first female to be appointed as an acting VC of the institution since it was founded in 1962. She is a professor of medical microbiology and the immediate past provost of College of Medicine, University of Lagos. She was the deputy vice chancellor (Development Services) since 2017.

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