Olaleye Idowu

The Presidential Visitation Panel set up by President Mohammadu Buhari to look into the crisis rocking University of Lagos has concluded its findings during the course of investigating what may have gone wrong with its readiness of submitting the report to the minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu

 Director of Press and Public Relation of Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Ben Bem Goong told newsmen that the panel is expected to submit its report to the minister.

Urban Express-News online report the Leadership imbroglio that broke out between the leadership of the governing board headed by the Dr Wale Babalakin with having  Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as its vice-chancellor before both were suspended by the president, paving way for the visitation panel in other for fact-findings of what transpired.

Adamu, who had inaugurated the panel headed by Prof. Tukur Sa’ad, however, warned members against interference with the activities of UNILAG management.

He urged “stakeholders in the University of Lagos to fully cooperate with the panel and to allow it to work unhindered.”

  His word: “as members, you will bring to bear your expertise in university administration in the discharge of this task, in order to bring the institution back to the path of progress and greatness,” he had said.

“Councils are to lay down policies while managements are to implement them”, but regretted that, “over the past one year, the Ministry has been inundated with complaints and correspondences from the management and the governing council of the University of Lagos as well as the National Assembly, on lingering governance issues in the institution, including allegations of financial infractions and breach of responsibilities.”

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