Breaking: UNILAG Governing Council Sacks VC for Financial Recklessness, Abuse of Office

Written by Akeem Alao

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has sacked the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe.

This was disclosed in a notice signed by the Registrar and Secretary to the Council, Oladejo Azeez, on Wednesday August 12, 2020.

“The General Public is hereby notified that at an Emergency Meeting held on Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 and in accordance with the statutory powers vested in it by Law, the Governing Council of the University of Lagos removed Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe from office as Vice Chancellor of the University with Immediate Effect,” the notice reads.

This decision was based on the Council’s investigation of serious acts of wrongdoing, gross misconduct, financial recklessness and abuse of office against Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS.


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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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