A former Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Lateef Akanni Hussein, is dead. He was 75.
Hussein, a Professor of Physics, was the 6th Substantive VC of the Lagos State-owned institution between 2005 and 2011.
Hussein died after a brief illness on Sunday evening.
The school announced his demise on its official Twitter page @LASUOfficial on Monday.
Prof. Hussain worked as a lecturer in the Department of Physics, University of Ibadan (UI) in Oyo State.