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Reinstated UNILAG VC Ogundipe resumes

The UNILAG's Governing Council, headed by Babalakin had taken out Ogundipe at its gathering in Abuja on August 12, over charges of infractions and gross offense. 

The board, nonetheless, selected Prof. Theophilus Omololu Soyombo of the Faculty of Social Sciences as the Acting Vice-Chancellor. 

However, Ogundipe denied the charges and in this manner moved toward the court to challenge his removal.In an offer to restore quiet to the college, the FG asked both Ogundipe and Babalakin to "move to one side.

On Wednesday, Buhari endorsed the restoration of Ogundipe, saying his expulsion by the Governing Council didn't follow due process.This was as the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNILAG Branch, commended the choice of the President to reestablish Ogundipe. 

The legislature said the cycle received by the board in the arrangement of Prof. Omololu Soyombo as acting Vice Chancellor of the college was conflicting with the arrangements of the law identifying with the arrangement of an acting Vice Chancellor.Buhari additionally broke down the Governing Council led by Dr. Rib Babalakin (SAN), who had surrendered. 

Talking on the turn of events, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNILAG branch, Dr Dele Ashiru, depicted the reestablishment of the expelled Vice-Chancellor (Prof Ogundipe) as an affirmation that his indicated expulsion was illicit as well as pernicious. 

We thank the guest to our college, President Muhammadu Buhari through the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu, for this extraordinary mediation at the University of Lagos.The reestablishment of the VC is an affirmation of the situation of our association that his indicated evacuation was not just unlawful, it was noxious. It is our conviction that this choice by the administration will reestablish harmony, dependability, and academic advancement back to our college,

Likewise, the Chairman, NASU, UNILAG branch, Kehinde Ajibade, stated, "It is a decent turn of events; the VC has been vindicated and most of individuals from staff are glad to invite him back.The board worked superbly. I exhort the VC to put greater need on staff government assistance and accommodate some abused individuals from staff."

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