UNILAG: Buhari names the chairman of the Board, John Momoh, as Ogunsola becomes the first female VC.

UNILAG: Buhari names the chairman of the Board, John Momoh, as Ogunsola becomes the first female VC.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Chairman, Channels TV, John Momoh, as acting chairman of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council.

He is the president of UNILAG Alumni Association.

Momoh represents the body in the council.

The veteran journalist replaces Wale Babalakin, who was excluded from the institution’s leadership crisis.

The nomination of Momoh was signed by Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education.

The letter, FME / PS/606 / C.I / III/129, told him to preside “in the absence of a substantive pro-Chancellor / Chairman of the Council who had to resign in compliance with the Visitor Directive.

“You are to also submit a report on the decision of the council to the visitor through the honourable minister of education immediately thereafter.”

Meanwhile, the council met on Tuesday and confirmed the appointment of Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as the Acting Vice-Chancellor.

The virtual meeting was chaired by Momoh.

Ogunsola, 58, becomes the first female to attain the position since UNILAG was founded in 1962.


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