Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello assumes duty, says LASU shall be great

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello reports for duty at LASU

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello reports for duty at LASU

By Oluwakemi Oladipo

The new Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has urged all members of staff and students to support and cooperate with her administration for peace to continue to reign in the institution.

Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello assumed office on Monday as the ninth Vice-chancellor.

She was accompanied by the acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oyedamola Oke, and other university management staff.

Students and members of staff gathered in front of the university’s senate building to welcome her with songs, to express their joy over her appointment.

Olatunji-Bello, while addressing the staff and students, sought their support for peace to continue to reign for the good of the university.

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“Staff and students welfare are uppermost on my mind, and this administration will create more opportunities for everyone’s advancement.

“Your welfare is important to me. We will ensure that the learning environment is conducive and competitive by providing infrastructure.

“We will also ensure that university scholars awards are revamped.

“All university scholars will get 50 per cent refund of their school fees yearly.

“The new slogan is now: “We Are LASU, We Are Great,” Olatunji-Bello said.

After months of heightened expectations by stakeholders, the governor of Lagos State and Visitor to the University, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sept. 16 appointed Olatunji-Bello as the substantive Vice Chancellor of LASU