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JUST IN: Buhari sacks UNILAG’s Acting VC, suspends Babalakin


President Muhammadu Buhari, as Visitor to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has constituted a Visitation Panel to look into the crisis in the university.

Daily Times gathered in a news report monitored on NTA Network news at 9pm on Friday August 21, the President took the following additional decisions:

i. The Panel is to submit its report within two weeks.

ii. The Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin, SAN and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, have been suspended from office as they are both to recuse themselves from performing their functions in office during the period of the Visitation.

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iii. The Senate is to convene urgently and appoint an Acting Vice-Chancellor for the university.

With this decision, the President has sacked the Acting Vice-Chancellor purportedly appointed by the Babalakin-led Council.

Details later…

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