UNILAG Vice Chancellor Sacked by the Governing Council

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Olawatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution.

His sack was announced during the meeting of the Governing Council of the institution which held at the National Universities Commission (NUC) building in Abuja on Wednesday, August 12.

UNILAG Vice Chancellor, Professor Toyin Ogundipe has been Sacked by the Governing Council


Seven members of the council voted for the removal of Ogundipe as Vice-Chancellor while four others voted against the motion for his sack.  One of the members voted that he should rather be placed on suspension. The meeting was presided over by its Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN). He is expected to announce a new Vice-Chancellor of the University by 5 pm today.

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According to a statement released by the council, Ogundipe was removed for acts of wrongdoing, gross misconduct, financial recklessness and abuse of office.

Read the statement below;
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