LASU VC says dismissal of ASUU chairman, deputy not political

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU).
The Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday rationalised the dismissal of the institution’s Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), his deputy and 13 other staff members, saying it was not politically motivated.
“The dismissal is not politically motivated but to sanitise the system,” Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, LASU’s Vice-Chancellor, told a media briefing in Lagos.
He said the dismissal of the 15 staff members, most of who are PhD holders, followed a “thorough investigation of specific documented allegations of misconduct levelled against them.”.
Fagbohun said he inherited the petition as part of the handover note by the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof. John Obafunwa, to the council, insisting that he “had no personal interest in the case.”
LASU Governing Council had on…