Pursuit of mundane primordial interest bane of LASU —New VC


Kazeem Ugbodaga
L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), Father of the new Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University, LASU, Chief Abayomi Alabi Fagbohun; Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule; newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Olarenwaju Fagbohun; his Wife, Yeside; Wife of Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Mrs. Modupe Oguntade; her husband, Justice Adesola Oguntade, rtd., Chairman, Lagos Assembly House Committee on Education, Hon. Lanre Ogunyemi (left, behind) and Chairman, Governing Council of LASU, Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo (2nd left, behind), during the swearing in ceremony of the new Vice-Chancellor, at the Conference room, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, January 11, 2016.
The new Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun says the pursuit of mundane primordial interest has been the bane of the institution, vowing to restore peace to the ailing school.
In his acceptance speech after he was sworn in by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Fagbohun lamented that LASU had often been derailed by disunity, incoherence of purpose and the pursuit of mundane primordial interests.
“We have for selfish personal gains undermined one another and pursued the model of appeasing ourselves for the short-term to the detriment of the primary objectives of our great institution and our long term performance,” he said.
Fagbohun said the passion that he has for the job is such that he was already running, adding that LASU shall become great again.
He said: “My strategic imperatives are to restore peace, foster high level scholarship, make gains on previous gains, create an environment that can …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper