Ex-LASU Vice-Chancellor Hussein is dead


Professor Lateef Hussein

Professor Lateef Akanni Hussein, the former Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), has passed away.

His death was confirmed and announced by the current VC, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, on Monday.

She expressed her deep shock at the passing away of her former boss, under whose leadership she served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the university.

According to a tweet on the LASU Twitter page, the late physics professor died late Sunday after a protracted illness.

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He was aged 75.

He will be buried today, Monday, August 1, 2022, according to Islamic rites at Atan Cemetery shortly after a Janazah prayer at LASUTH Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.

The deceased was the 6th substantive vice Chancellor of LASU. He served between 2005 and 2011.

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