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UNILAG Senate nominates Folasade Ogunsola as acting Vice Chancellor

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Professor Folasade Ogunsola has secured the highest number of votes in the election held by members of the University of Lagos Senate to choose an acting Vice-Chancellor.

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

Ogunsola’s nomination took place on Monday during a Senate meeting attended by 167 professors.

The result of the election showed that she secured 135 of 167 votes while Prof. Ben Ogbojafor, who was also considered for the post by members of the Senate, secured 31 votes. One void vote was, however, recorded.

Chairman of the Senate Emergency Committee, Prof. Chioma Agomo announced the result to journalists after the election.

According to a Wiki citation, Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola was born in 1958. She is a professor of medical microbiology who specialises in disease control, particularly HIV/AIDS.

Ogunsola was also an ex-provost of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, and is reputed as being the first woman to occupy the position.


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