Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS has reacted to the news of his removal as Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, saying that he remains the institution’s Vice Chancellor.
Ogundipe described the news as untrue, mischievous and a figment of the author’s imagination, as he appeals to the public to disregard it.
Tagged, “Re: Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos by Oladejo Azeez, Esq”, the statement was signed by Professor Ogundipe himself today.
It reads: “The attention of the University of Lagos (Unilag) management has been drawn to the ‘Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos’; dated August 12, 2020 and signed by Oladejo Azeez, Esq, Registrar and Secretary to Council, stating that the current Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS has been removed from office with immediate effect.
“This is untrue and a figment of his imagination. Therefore, stakeholders of Unilag and the general public are advised to disregard this mischievous disinformation about the sitting Vice Chancellor of Unilag, contained in that notice. Professor Ogundipe still remains Unilag’s Vice Chancellor.