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I’ve no interest in who becomes next LASU VC – Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he won’t interfere in the process that would lead to the appointment of the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University.

This is as he revealed that due process would be followed in the appointment of the VC, adding that he has no personal interest in who gets appointed.

The Governor said this when he received members of the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities led by its chairman, Prof. Samuel Edoumiekumo, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Ikeja on Tuesday.

“The process for the appointment of the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) is ongoing and I can assure you that all the laws and due process that would lead to the appointment of the vice chancellor would be fully adhered to.

“I have no intention to interfere or have any interest in the choice of who would be vice chancellor. We have put in the committee men and women of impeccable character that have distinguished themselves and are willing to do for us a good job,” he said.

The Governor revealed that plans were in top gear to establish two additional universities of technology and education in the state, while promising adequate and continuous funding for state-owned tertiary institutions in Lagos State, said

The Governor also promised to assist the CVCNU to get back the title documents of its property situated at Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island in Lagos, saying the property would be released to the Committee at no cost.

He said Lagos State Government will support the Committee on its forthcoming 60th anniversary celebration holding next year.

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