Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said he will not interfere with the ongoing selection process for a substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU).
Sanwo-Olu said this while receiving members of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) led by its chairman, Professor Samuel Edoumiekumo, at the Lagos House, Ikeja.
He said he does not have a personal interest in who becomes the next VC of LASU.
He added that he has no intention to influence the process, stressing that due process will be followed.
“The process for the appointment of the substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) is ongoing and I can assure you that all the laws and due process that would lead to the appointment would be fully adhered to.
“I have no intention to interfere or have any interest in the choice of who would be vice-chancellor. We have put in place a committee made up of men and women of impeccable character that have distinguished themselves and are willing to do for us a good job,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Governor has also revealed that plans were in top gear to establish two additional universities of technology and education in the state, while promising adequate and continuous funding for state-owned tertiary institutions in Lagos State, said
The Governor also promised to assist the CVCNU to get back the title documents of its property situated at Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island in Lagos, saying the property would be released to the Committee at no cost.
He said Lagos State Government will support the Committee on its forthcoming 60th-anniversary celebration holding next year.
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