Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo- Olu has approved the appointment of Professor Olumuyiwa , Omotola Odusanya as the substantive and pioneer Vice – Chancellor of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology, (LASUSTECH), Ikorodu .
This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Public Affairs Unit, Office of the Special Adviser on Education which noted that the appointment of Professor Olumuyiwa Omotola Odusanya as the substantive Vice- Chancellor of the University takes effect from 29th September, 2022.
It would be recalled that the state Governor, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu at the take -off of the new University , approved the appointment of the then substantive Rector of the former Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu , Dr. Nurudeen Olaleye as the Ag.
Vice- Chancellor of the University, pending the selection and appointment of the substantive Vice- Chancellor.
The statement further revealed that the state government appointed a substantive Vice- Chancellor for the institution to ensure that there is no void in the University’s leadership and to maintain the necessary stability of the ivory tower from time to time.
The new and substantive LASUSTECH Vice- Chancellor, Professor Olumuyiwa Omotola Odusanya was born on the 8th of February, 1965.
He is a Professor of Public and Community Health and a Fellow of the Medical College in Public Health and Community Medicine ( FMCPH). He holds a Master of Public Health from University of Lagos.
Until his new appointment, Professor Odusanya was a Professor of Community and Primary Health in the Department of Community Health and Primary Health Care in the Faculty Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Lagos State University.