ASUU pledges support to new LASU VC


Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU)
The Academic‎ Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, said it would give the new Vice-Chancellor full support, provided he followed the rule of law.
Dr Adekunle Idris, Chairman, ASUU-LASU spoke with NAN on Thursday in Lagos.
‎NAN reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State had on January 6 appointed Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the university.
Fagbohun, a Professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos.
Idris congratulated Fagbohun on his appointment, while commending the state ‎government and the governing council for following the path of wisdom in the selection process.
“We acknowledge the governing council for a job well done and the governor for picking the candidate on merit.
“The new VC will enjoy a 110 per cent support as long as he adheres to the rules and regulations enshrined in the university’s constitution,” he said.
He urged the VC to always do the right thing and be people oriented, praying that God gives him a discerning spirit to run the institution well.
Idris said the union would also ensure that its members do the right thing at all times.
“We would also ensure that some of our members, who are falling out of line, fall in ‎line and perform their duties effectively.
“This would include teaching at the right time, conducting examination and uploading results when due,” he said.
Idris urged the governor to complete the reformation work he had started in LASU by meeting the outstanding demands of the unions.
According to him, this will enable the VC resume work on a clean sheet.
“There are a number of outstanding issues and we intend asking the new VC ‎when he comes in.
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Source:: PM Newspaper