The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration of the Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Damola Oke has been appointed as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution. He was appointed at the emergency senate meeting held on Monday.

Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had earlier cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The Governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in 45 days should commence immediately.

Outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, was also directed to convene an emergency Senate meeting for the purpose of appointing one of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, who is not a candidate in the cancelled selection process as Acting Vice-Chancellor from Monday, January 11, 2021, when his tenure would expires.