Mr. John Momoh has been appointed as the acting chairman of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council.
President Muhammadu Buhari who is also the Visitor to the University of Lagos, appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television, as contained in a letter dated August 21, 2020.
The letter titled, ‘Emergency Meeting of the Governing Council of University of Lagos’ with reference number FME/PS/606/C.1/III/129, was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono.
The letter read in part, “I am directed to request you to convene an emergency meeting of the governing council to consider and, if found suitable, approve the Senate nomination of the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos in line with the enabling Act.”
“You are to preside at the meeting in the absence of the substantive pro-chancellor/chairman of council who has had to recuse himself in line with the visitor’s directives.”
Momoh, who is a veteran journalist, is the President of the UNILAG Alumni Association.