The University of Lagos has appointed Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as its new Vice Chancellor.
The institution made this known on its official Facebook page on Friday night .
Ogundipe is the 12th Vice Chancellor of the university.
Three candidates were nominated for the process. They are: Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Olukayode Amund, and Ayodeji Olukoju.
The statement said Mr. Ogundipe scored the highest mark in the exercise.
“At the end of the Governing Council meeting of Friday, 27th October 2017, Council approved the appointment of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe.”
Mr. Ogundipe who was appointed a professor in 2002 became the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the institution on April 1, 2016.
Rahman Bello, the outgoing vice chancellor who is a a professor of chemical engineering was appointed on November 12, 2012 as the 11th vice chancellor. He is set to leave office in two weeks after the completion of his five years tenure.