Prof. Oyedamola Oke Elected LASU Acting Vice Chancellor

Wale Jagun The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) of the Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Oyedamola Oke, on Monday (today) emerged as the acting Vice Chancellor of the institution.  This was revealed in a statement by Ademola Adekoya, Coordinator, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, LASU. According to the statement, Oke, a Professor of Plant Pathology and former Dean of Faculty of Science, garnered 61 votes to beat Prof. Wahab Elias, the Deputy VC (Academic) who polled 51 votes, at an emergency session conducted by the Senate of the institution. The…

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Sanwo-Olu Cancels LASU VC Selection Process

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice Chancellor of the University. The Governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in forty five days should commence immediately. According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu’s decision on the cancellation came after a thorough investigation and stakeholders’ engagement, which were necessitated by various petitions against the selection process. “Governor Sanwo-Olu…

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Ayangbure Palace Grants Outstanding Pupils Educational Support

Kunle Adelabu -Five pupils get educational materials, #60,000 each The royal family in Ikorodu has facilitated scholarship for five outstanding Primary Six pupils across the Ikorodu Division and also provided them with educational materials. The lucky beneficiaries were presented with N50, 000 cheque each facilitated by the royal family from the Dr Temitope Oshikoya Education Endowment Fund, to mark the 4th edition of the annual Olori Kudirat Shotobi Christmas party for Children held within the main hall of the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Thursday, December 24, 2020. The five…

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Teachers End Challenging Year With Thanksgiving, Charge Members On Professionalism

Wale Jagun Despite the challenges of 2020 with its adverse effects on education, teachers in the private school sector still have cause to give thanks to God being alive while also preparing themselves for better productivity. Teachers, under the aegis of the Organisation for Proper Educational Development (OPED), held its thanksgiving/end of the year party with the theme, “All misfortune turns fortune; I am a victor”, held at Mother’s Choice Private School, Idowu Godigbo Street, Sabo area, Ikorodu, on Tuesday, December 22, 2020/ The interim President of OPED, Mr Lawal…

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Ikorodu LG Bursary Forms Available From Monday

Kunle Adelabu The effort of the leadership of the National Association of Ikorodu Division Students (NAIDS) to ensure that members receive their bursary has finally received the attention of the Ikorodu Local Chairman, Hon. Wasiu Adeshina. In a telephone chat with THE IMPACT, Hon. Adeshina disclosed that indigent students in Ikorodu Local Government can start picking the bursary forms at no rate from the Head of Education Department of the council at the Council Secretariat starting from Monday, December 21, 2020. The executive council of NAIDS, led by its President,…

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Best LASU Graduating Student Gets Sanwo – Olu’s N5M Cash Prize, Scholarship

Wale Jagun The best graduating student of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Oladimeji Shotunde who scored Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.95 on a scale of 5.0, has won a post-graduate scholarship to any university in the world and a N5 million cash prize. The scholarship and cash prize was courtesy the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, who rewarded the excellence performance at the 24th convocation of the university. The school graduated 6,197 students for first degree programmes, 916 for Post-graduate Diploma, 916, 825…

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LASPOTECH Suspends Activities For By-Election

Jare Babatunde The Management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has suspended academics and other activities for the forthcoming bye – election. According to the release signed by the Director, Information and Public Relations, Mr Lanre Kuye, the management of the institution directed that all examinations, classes and other academic activities slated for Saturday, December 5, 2020, the same day the bye – election is scheduled, should  be suspended. It stated that the suspension is to allow staff and students to participate in the election. “This is to enable all…

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My Emergence Marks New Dawn, Journey To Change LASPOTECH Narrative – New LASPOTECH Rector

Kunle Adelabu The new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Dr Nurudeen Olaleye, has assured the staff and students of the institution that his emergence will usher in a new dawn in the Polytechnic that has suffered greatly from internal crisis in the last five years. Olaleye gave this assurance in his acceptance speech after he took oath of office as the new Rector of the Polytechnic before the staff and students of the institution at the School of Agriculture auditorium, LASPOTECH main campus on Tuesday, November 1, 2020. He…

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Dr Nurudeen Olaleye Assumes Office As New LASPOTECH Rector

Kunle Adelabu -Governor Council, outgone acting Rector call for return of peace. A new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Dr Nurudeen Olaleye, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, was sworn in about six months after the expiration of the Mr Samuel Siogunro’s controversial administration. The Deputy Rector (Academics), Mr Olumide Metilelu, has been in the saddle in the last six months as the acting Rector of the Polytechnic. The new Rector arrived at the School of Agriculture auditorium, the venue of the inauguration, at 12. 10pm amidst loud ovation from…

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Bashorun Rotinwa Equips LASPOTECH’S Laboratory To Enhance Accreditation Of HND Statistics Programme

Kunle Adelabu Former Head of Service, Lagos State, and the immediate past Chairman, Lagos State Local Government Service Commission (LSLGSC), Bashorun Babatunde Rotinwa, has donated a well-equipped Statistical Laboratory to the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu main campus. The outgoing acting Rector of the institution, Mr Olumide Metilelu, today (Monday), commissioned the laboratory. While speaking during the commissioning, Metilelu stated that the well-equipped laboratory would help the Polytechnic secure accreditation for its Higher National Diploma course in Statistics. Equipment worth several millions of naira provided by the donor in the…

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