University of Lagos on Wednesday said it had appointed Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research.
The institutionâ€™s Deputy Registrar, Information, Mr Toyin Adebule, said this in a statement made available in Lagos.
He said that Ogundipe of the universityâ€™s
Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, would succeed Prof.
the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research.
He added that the appointment was with effect from April 1, 2016.
Adebule stated that the new DVCâ€™s appointment was in accordance with the provision of the institutionâ€™s Act of 1967 as amended in Section 4 and 5 in the University Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1993.
He noted that the appointment was sequel to his election at the universityâ€™s Senate meeting held on March 30.
According to him, Ogundipe, who was appointed as professor in 2002, was also the Director of Academic Planning and a member of many scientific organisations.
â€œHe is a life member of International Society of Plant Morphologist, Fellow of Cohort 9 of the Leadership for Environment and Development, and the Linnaean Society, London,â€™â€™ he said.
He noted that the new DVC had reviewed many scientific academic journals and external examiner to many universities, including University of Johannesburg.