The Senate of the University of Lagos has elected Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as its Acting Vice-Chancellor. The senate gathered this morning August 24 to elect an acting VC.
The Presidency over the weekend asked the Chancellor of the University, Wale Babalola, and the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Professor Toyin Ogundipe, to step aside over the crisis rocking the institution. The institution has been in crisis following the decision of the Babalakin-led council of the school to sack Ogundipe over allegations of financial impropriety and others. Read here.
A total of 167 Professors were at the Senate meeting this morning. Ogunsola who is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development Services), polled a total of 135 votes compared to Professor Ben Oghojafor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Management Services, who polled a total of 31 votes
Ogunsola was the first woman to be the Provost College of Medicine University of Lagos before she became DVC.