Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the composition of governing councils for the tertiary institutions in the state. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, named governing councils for the Lagos State University, Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education, Lagos State Polytechnic, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education and the Lagos State College of Health Technology.
In the statement, the governor appointed Justice George Oguntade rtd as Chancellor, Lagos State University and Professor Bayo Ninalowo as Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the council. Members include Mrs. Tayo Olabenjo, Dr. (Mrs) 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 Professor 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. For Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education, Ambode approved the appointment of Alhaja Sekinat Yussuf (Mrs) as Chairman of the council while Hon. Sunday Kappo, Hon. Toun Adeniran, Mrs Shade Agbalajobi, Engr. Ajibade Emiabata Balogun and Mrs Yinka Babalola as members.
The Council also has representatives of 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 on the Ministry of Finance as members. Professor T.J Gbadamosi was also appointed 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 are representatives 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 Professor 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.
– Emmanuel Ukudolo