John Momoh appointed Unilag Governing Council Chairman

Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television, John Momoh, has been appointed the Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos.

His appointment and tasks were contained in a letter dated August 21, 2020 and signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono.

The letter titled, ‘Emergency Meeting of the Governing Council of University of Lagos’ with reference number FME/PS/606/C.1/III/129 was approved by the visitor to the University, President Muhammadu Buhari.

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It read in part, “I am directed to request you to convene an emergency meeting of the governing council to consider and, if found suitable, approve the Senate nomination of the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos in line with the enabling Act.

“You are to preside at the meeting in the absence of the substantive pro-chancellor/chairman of council who has had to recuse himself in line with the visitor’s directives.

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

Members of the University’s Senate yesterday, appointed Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as it’s first acting Vice Chancellor after Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe was suspended from the role.


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