The Federal Government has directed the immediate reinstatement of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

A statement by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Bem Goong said the directive for the re-instatement of the Vice Chancellor was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The statement added that the seven man panel headed by Professor Tukur Sa’ad to probe the administrative crisis in the school had observed that the embattled Vice Chancellor was not granted opportunity to defend himself of the allegations against him before his removal.

The statement added that the Governing Council of the University headed by Dr Wale Babalakin be dissolved immediately.

A special visitation penal to the University of Lagos was set up by the Federal Government following the administrative crisis that ensued after the governing council sacked Professor Oluwatoyin Ogungipe with the latest development, the Vice Chancellor who was removed will be re-instated with immediate effect.

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