LASU Provost of College of Medicine suspended.
The Lagos State University (LASU) has suspended the Provost of the College of Medicine, LASUCOM, Ikeja, Babatunde Solagberu, over alleged financial and administrative misconduct.
This was disclosed in the University’s official bulletin made available on Monday in Lagos.
The bulletin said the suspension was due to illegalities of the provost and as a result, the management placed him on immediate interdiction for three months with half salary.
“His interdiction is for three months in the first instance, and will be on half monthly salary during the period pending the determination of the allegation against him by the Joint Council and Senate Disciplinary Committee (Academic).
“Details of the allegations have been served him in a memo dated Thursday 30th November, 2017 with reference number LASU\REG\INT.DIS\45.
“Against this background, Prof. Solagberu, has until the allegations against him are investigated and determined, ceased to be the Provost of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM),” it said.
According to the bulletin, Mr. Solagberu was prohibited to execute any official duty, either as Provost or member of staff of the College during the period of his interdiction.
He was also banned from visiting the premises except with the express permission of the Registrar.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Provost, Anthonia Ogbera of the Department of Medicine, has been appointed the Acting Provost with effect from November 30.