From Cyriacus Nnaji, Lagos
Senate of Lagos State University (LASU) has elected Prof. Wahab Elias Olukorede as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the institution.
According to a statement by Centre for Information Press and Public Relations (CIPPR), the election, which took place Wednesday, 26th August, 2020 saw Prof. Wahab defeat the other candidate for the position, Prof. Ayodeji Abari, by 88 to 43 votes to emerge winner.
Prof. Wahab a Professor of Sociology, and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences succeeds Prof. Olumuyiwa Noah whose tenure ended on Monday, 24th August, 2020 after serving for 2 consecutive terms of 4 years.
The election of the new DVC (Academics) is to be ratified by the Governing Council of the University.