Professor Oyedamola Oke, a Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University has been appointed the acting Vice-Chancellor of the university.
The Senate of LASU made the appointment at an emergency meeting on Monday.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had cancelled the selection process for the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Oke replaces Olanrewaju Fagbohun, whose tenure expired on January 11.
Governor Sanwo-Olu had also directed Fagbohun to convene an emergency senate meeting for the purpose of appointing one of the deputy vice-chancellors as acting VC.
A petition had been written against the selection process for the 18 professors seeking to be the institution’s Vice Chancellor, leading to the cancellation by the governor.