By Joseph Erunke – Abuja
The Federal Ministry of Schooling has confirmed Chief John Momoh, Chairman of Channels Tv, as appearing Chairman of the Governing Council, College of Lagos, UNILAG.
Director of Press and Data within the ministry, Bem Goong, confirmed, Tuesday morning, that Momoh has been named the appearing Chairman of the Council.
“It is confirmed, John Momoh is now Acting Council Chair,” he mentioned whereas replying to inquiry to that impact.
He takes over from Dr. Wale Babalakin whom the federal authorities had requested to recuse himself together with the college’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, following the establishing of Particular Visitation Panel to look into the disaster rocking the ivory tower.
Momoh, who’s the President of the UNILAG Alumni Affiliation, has been a member of the council representing the affiliation.
A letter addressed to the ace broadcaster dated August 21, 2020, and signed by the Everlasting Secretary within the Federal Ministry of Schooling, Sonny Echono, Mr Momoh was directed to convene an emergency assembly of the council to think about and if discovered appropriate, approve the senate nomination of the appearing Vice-Chancellor for College of Lagos, according to the enabling Act.
The letter which is referenced; FME/PS/606/C.I/III/129, is titled; Emergency Assembly of the Governing Council of the College of Lagos.
The letter additional said that Mr Momoh is to preside on the assembly within the absence of the substantive pro-chancellor/chairman of council who had recused himself according to the guests directive.
You’re to additionally submit a report on the choice of the council to the customer by the honourable minister of training instantly thereafter.
In the meantime, an emergency governing council assembly will maintain on Tuesday forward of Wednesdays deliberate inauguration of the visitation panel to the college earlier arrange by the customer, President Muhammadu Buhari.