Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Lagos chapter, Dr Dele Ashiru has described the resignation of the institution’s Chairman of the Governing Council and Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin as “a welcome development”.
Dr Ashiru thanked President Muhammadu Buhari who is the visitor to the university, through the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu for putting an end to tyranny, authoritarianism, and dictatorship in UNILAG.
He remarked that Babalakin’s exit was welcomed with excitement by lecturers of the university and his resignation will pave the way for freedom, respect for fundamental human rights and the dignity of academia in the institution. He further admonished the government to be more cautious when appointing heads of educational institutions.
We had earlier reported that Dr Wale Babalakin has resigned as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.