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Lagos to Establish 2 More Specialized Universities

INSIDEMAINLAND – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said plans are underway for the state to have two additional universities of Science and Technology as well as Education.

He made this known while reacting to the appointment of the substantive Vice-Chancellor of the state-owned Lagos State University (LASU).

Sanwo Olu maintained that due process will be followed as he does not have a personal interest in who becomes the next Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

“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 of the vice-chancellor would be fully adhered to.

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“I have no intention to interfere or have any interest in the choice of who would be vice-chancellor. We have put in the committeemen and women of impeccable character that have distinguished themselves and are willing to do for us a good job,” he said.

The Governor also promised to assist the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities 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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