Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed a former Accountant General and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Finance, Mr David Sunmoni and 12 other members as new Governing Council for the Lagos State University, (LASU).
In a statement signed on Sunday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Barr Tokunbo Wahab, Sunmoni would serve as the Chairman of the 13 member Governing Council.
Sanwo-Olu, when visiting the Lagos State University (LASU), said that the appointment was based on the consideration of the report of the Special Visitation Panel on the appointment of the 9th Vice-Chancellor.
He said that the Visitation Panel recommended the dissolution of the previous Governing Council of the University and by the powers conferred on the governor by the Lagos State University Law, Cap L69 volume 7, Laws of Lagos State, 2015 (as amended).
Other members of the Council are Prof. Amuwo Shaffudeen, Mr Anuoluwa Eso, Mr Tolani Sule, Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, Mr Karl Toriola, Mr Adekunle Soname, Mrs Foluke Abdul- Rasaq, Mrs Moronke Williams, Barr Adebayo Akinsanya, Mrs Adenike Fasheun, Mrs Mojisola Taiwo and Dr. Hakeem Adetugbobo.
The governor said that the date for the formal inauguration of the new Governing Council would be announced later.