University of Lagos gets new Vice Chancellor

UNILAG’s outgoing Vice Chancellor is expected to vacate his office on Saturday, November 11, 2017, as Ogundipe assumes office.
Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, the new VC of Unilag

The University of Lagos has appointed Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the 12th Vice Chancellor of the institution.

Following the Governing Council’s meeting held on Friday, October 27, the University announced the appointment of the new VC on its official Facebook page.
According to the statement on the school’s social media page, Ogundipe was selected out of three candidates nominated for the position.
UNILAG Gate

Pursuant to the Law, the Search Team, the Criteria Committee, the Short-Listing Committee, and the Selection Board conducted the exercise and three candidates were nominated.
“At the end of the Governing Council meeting of Friday, 27th October 2017, Council approved the appointment of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe.”  The statement reads.
The three candidates are Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Prof Ayodeji Olukoju and Prof Olukayode Amund.
Ogundipe, who is a professor of Botany until his appointment, was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University and will succeed Prof. Rahamon Bello.
However, the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Rahamon Bello is expected to vacate his office on Saturday, November 11, 2017, as Ogundipe assumes office

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