The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement, Mr Oluwole Oke, has advised the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, not to allow anyone to usurp his powers.
Oke made this known last Saturday at the end of a two-day visit, alongside other members of the eight-man committee, to the institution.
Oke said the visit, which was part of the committee’s oversight functions, became necessary in the light of the recent crisis between the institution’s management and the Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin.
Recall that Babalakin had earlier instructed the Registrar of the University, Mr Oladejo Azeez, to issue queries bordering on financial improprieties, travelling without permission and other issues, to key management staff, including the immediate-past VC, Prof. Rahamon Bello and his successor, Ogundipe. Read more