University Convocation Postponement: ASUU declares Wale Babalakin persona non grata


Sequel to the postponement of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, convocation, the Academic Staff Union, ASUU, UNILAG chapter, Wednesday, has declared the Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin persona non grata on the University campus.

The Union which rose from a congress, alleged that he was being instrumental to the postponement of the University convocation.

ASUU Unilag has also embarked on demonstration to press their demand that Babalakin should quit University of Lagos.

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The ASUU asked the Federal Government to post Dr. Babalakin elsewhere if he must remain a University Council Chairman and Pro Chancellor.

ASUU alleged that contrary to the information fed the National Universities Commission and the Minister of Education that the University management did not seek approval for the convocation ceremonies, the Council under Babalakin indeed approved a N70m budget for the stalled event.


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