Buhari Appoints Channels TV CEO, John Momoh, to Head UNILAG Governing Council

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SWITZERLAND, AUGUST 25 – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the President of University of Lagos(UNILAG) Alumni Association Worldwide, and the CEO of Channels Television, Dr John Momoh, as the interim chairman of reputable university’s Governing Council.

Momoh’s first task is the ratification of the election of a new acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof Folashade Ogunsola.

According to media sources, the result of the election has been forwarded to the governing council by the Deputy Registrar and Director of Academic Affairs, Mrs Olakunle Makinde.

Due to the crisis that has rocked UNILAG, the Federal Government asked the Governing Council chairman, Dr Wale Babalakin, and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to step aside.

The government directed the university Senate to meet and elect a new acting VC. The Senate on Monday elected Prof Folashade Ogunsola as acting VC.

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