Professor Folasade Ogunsola appointed as acting VC, UNILAG

Senate members of the University of Lagos, UNILAG have on Monday elected Professor Folasade Ogunsola as the acting Vice-Chancellor, VC of the school.

Two Deputy Vice-Chancellors, one from Development Services and the other from Management Services, vied for the position.

Professor Folasade Ogunsola appointed as acting VC, UNILAG

Out of the 167 senate members who voted at the exercise, 135 voted for DVC Development Services while DVC Management Services got 31 votes, one voided vote was recorded.

She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services at the UNILAG before her emergence.

She secured 135 of 167 votes. Chairman of the Senate Emergency Committee, Prof. Chioma Agomo announced the result to journalists after the election.

Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola was born in 1958. She is a professor of medical microbiology who specializes in disease control, particularly HIV/AIDS.

She is also the principal investigator at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) at the University of Lagos and has been the chairman of the Infection Control Committee of Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

Furthermore, she is the chairman of the National Association of Colleges of Medicine in Nigeria.

Professor Ogunsola is expected to act in the new role until the outcome of the Special Visitation Panel set up by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.

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