John Momoh Of Channels TV Appointed Acting Chairman Of UNILAG Governing Council

The new chairman was asked to convene the Council and consider approving the new acting Vice Chancellor of the university elected by its senate.

John Momoh is the chairman of Channels Television.
John Momoh is the chairman of Channels Television.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed John Momoh, the chairman of Channels Television, as acting chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.

The appointment followed the suspension of Dr. Wale Babalakin as chairman of the Governing Council by the president last week.

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The president also suspended the Vice Chancellor of the university, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who had previously been sacked by the Babalakin led Council and set up a visitation panel to investigate the crisis in the institution.

Momoh was also reportedly appointed last week in an August 21, 2020 letter addressed to him from the Ministry of Education.

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In the letter, the new chairman was asked to convene the Council and consider approving the new acting Vice Chancellor of the university elected by its senate.

The letter asked Momoh to submit “a report on the decision of the council to the visitor through the honourable minister of education immediately thereafter.”

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