LASU announces burial plans for ex-VC Lateef Hussain

Former LASU VC Lateef Hussein

Former vice-chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU) Prof. Lateef Hussain will be buried on Monday at Atan Cemetery, the varsity announced on Monday.

The professor of physics died on Sunday evening after a brief illness.

LASU vice-chancellor Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello announced burial plans in a statement on Monday.

The statement read, “Prof. Hussein a professor of Physics was the 6th Substantive Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University; he served between 2005 and 2011.

“The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, while confirming the news on Monday, 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.

“The respected scholar will be buried today, Monday, 1st August, 2022 according to Islamic rites at Atan Cemetery shortly after a Janazah prayer at LASUTH Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.”