JUST IN: Governing Council Appoints Prof Soyombo Acting VC, UNILAG

BEVERLY HILLS, August 13, (THEWILL) – The Governing Council of the University of Lagos on Thursday appointed Prof Theophilus Soyombo as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution.

A statement by the Registrar/Secretary to the Council, Oladejo Azeez, said the Council made the appointment at a meeting held in the early hours of Thursday in Abuja.

The statement urged the public to disregard the claim by Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe that he remains the substantive Vice Chancellor of UNILAG.

THEWILL had reported that the Council, headed by Dr Wale Babalakin, on Wednesday removed Ogundipe as the VC of the University of Lagos.