Governor appoints governing council for LASU, AOCOED, Lagos poly, others
Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday approved the composition of Governing Councils for the tertiary institutions in the state. Ambode, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, listed the names of members of Governing Council for the Lagos State University (LASU), Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPE), Lagos State Polytechnic, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCED) and the Lagos State College of Health Technology (LSCHT).
The governor named Justice George Oguntade Rtd. as Chancellor for LASU and Prof. Bayo Ninalowo as Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Council. Members of council include Mrs. Tayo Olabenjo; Dr. L.O Durosinmi: Engr. Kayode Anibaba: Mr. Koye Edu: Dr. Ayo Sonibare; Mr. Ken Igbokwe; Mr. Akinsanya Sunny Ajose; Mrs. Yewande Zacchaeus; Mrs. Olabisi Deji-Folutile; Alhaji Lateef Olaseinde Karim and Prof. Musliu Onilude.
Other members include Mrs. Carlene Alaja-Brown, representative of the Ministry of Education, four representatives of the Senate, two representatives of Congregations and representative of Alumni.
In Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Ambode approved the appointment of Alhaja Sekinat Yussuf as Chairman of the Council; Hon. Sunday Kappo; Hon. Toun Adeniran; Mrs Shade Agbalajobi; Engr. Ajibade Emiabata Balogun and Mrs Yinka Babalola as members.
The Council also has representative from the Ministry of Education, Chairman of the State Conference of Primary School Head teachers, Secretary of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board and representative of the Ministry of Finance as members. Prof. T.J. Gbadamosi was also appointed as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Lagos State Polytechnic, which also has Mr. Timothy Ishola Bankole, Mr. Owolabi Amisu, Mrs. Tinu Feyiseyan and Professor Bunmi Otubanjo as members.
Also on the Council include representative of the Ministry of Education, representative of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, representative of the Alumni Association of the Institution, representative of the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, two representatives of the Congregation and representative of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
Ambode also appointed Prof. Tunde Samuel as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, while Dr. (Mrs) Rafiat Olufunmilayo Olatunji, Mrs. Iyabo Osifeso and Alhaji Wasiu Aderibigbe Lawal will serve as members.
A representative each from the Lagos State Principals Conference, University of Lagos, Ministry of Education, Alumni Association of the Institution, Academic Board and Teachers Establishments and Pensions Office were also appointed in the Governing Council of the Lagos State Polytechnic.
In the Lagos State College of Health Technology, Governor Ambode appointed Mrs. Tilley Giyado as Chairman of the Governing Council while Alhaji Rasaki Adetunji Ilelaboye, Mrs Sulaiman Arigbabi, representative of the Ministry of Health, representative of the Ministry of Education and two elected members of the Teaching Staff of the College will serve as members.