Last week’s appointment of Professor Theophilus Shoyomo as acting vice chancellor by Babalakin was nullified as government told the Senate of the institution to meet within one week to find a replacement.
Last night the Federal Government stepped into the crisis at the University of Lagos with the setting up of a visitation panel to probe the situation at the institution.
The panel of seven members is headed by Professor Tukur Sa’ad.
Other members are: Barrister Victor Onuoha,Orofessor Ikenna Oyindo,Professor Ekanem Braide, Professor Adamu K. Usman, Chief Jimoh Bankole and Barrister Grace Ekanem who will serve as secretary.
It also asked the main players Dr. Wale Babalakin and the embattled Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe to recuse themselves from performing their official duties while the probe lasts.
The panel has to conclude its assignment within two weeks, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) said last night.