Lagos State University (LASU) Senate has appointed Prof Damola Oke as the acting vice-chancellor of the institution.
Oke was until his latest appointment the varsity’s deputy vice-chancellor, administration.
He was appointed at the emergency senate meeting held on Monday.
Lagos State Governor and Visitor to LASU Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on January 8 cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth vice-chancellor of the university.
He also directed that a fresh process that would terminate in 45 days should commence immediately.
The outgoing vice-chancellor Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun was also directed to convene an emergency Senate meeting for the purpose of appointing one of the deputy vice-chancellors who is not a candidate in the cancelled selection process as acting vice-chancellor from January 11 when his tenure expires.