The management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), has refuted the claim going on the social media that the Lagos State Government has directed the Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Sogunro, to vacate office.
In a release issued by the Director, Information and Public Relations of the Institution, he described the information as baseless and mischievous, adding that Mr Sogunro remains the Rector and still functions in that capacity.
The release read thus:
“Management has observed with dismay the information going viral on social media that the Rector, Mr. Samuel Oluyinka Sogunro, has been directed to step-aside from office.
“The Directorate of Information and Public Relations hereby inform the general public that the information is baseless and mischievous.
“Mr. Samuel Oluyinka Sogunro remains the Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic and still functions in his full capacity.
“We urge the Polytechnic Community and all well-meaning Nigerians to disregard this rumour because it is mischievous and contains no iota of truth.
“Mr. Samuel O. Sogunro remains the Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic.”