Folasade Ogunsola emerges as UNILAG’s first feminine VC
Professor Folasade Ogunsola was elected on Friday evening because the thirteenth Substantive Vice-Chancellor of the College of Lagos, UNILAG by the choice committee of the establishment.
The event meant that Ogunsola, who is anticipated to interchange outgoing VC Professor Toyin Ogundipe subsequent month, could be the primary lady to carry the place on the 60-year-old establishment.
Ogunsola, the daughter of the late eminent geographer, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, has labored on the college in varied positions.
At one level she was the Chancellor of the College of Medication in Idi Araba, Lagos and in addition served as Deputy Vice Chancellor of Ogundipe.
Through the disaster that hit the establishment about two years in the past, when Ogundipe was faraway from her place by the then Governing Council headed by Dr. Wale Babalakin, SAN, she served as interim VC for about three months earlier than the Federal Authorities reincorporated Ogundipe.
Solely on Monday, throughout an occasion to mark the start of a year-long celebration to mark the college’s sixtieth anniversary, the Chairman of the Governing Council, Senator Dr. Lanre Tejuosho, mentioned a brand new VC could be chosen for the college. on Friday.
He gave assurance that the brand new particular person could be chosen credibly and transparently and prayed that God would give the college an individual who would additionally elevate the bar on the college.