Wednesday, August 12, 2020

UNILAG Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ogundipe sacked

The Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Olawatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution.

According to Nigerian Tribune, Ogundipe’s removal was announced during meeting of the Governing Council of the institution which held at the National Universities Commission (NUC) building in Abuja today.
Seven members voted for the removal of Ogundipe while four voted against. One of the members voted that he should rather be placed on suspension.
The meeting was presided over by its Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN).
In attendance were at least 11 council members, the VC included, majority of whom voted for the removal of Mr Ogundipe.
Mr Ogundipe was accused of financial impropriety and gross misconduct.
Mikhail Mumuni, the media adviser to the chairman of the governing council, Wale Babalakin, confirmed the development to pressmen.

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