Prof. Oyedamola Oke of the Faculty of Science, Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday emerged as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the institution.
Mr Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, LASU Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations (CIPPR), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Saturday in Lagos.
Martins said Oke emerged as the DVC (Administration) following an election held by the University’s Senate members on Friday .
He said Oke was declared winner of the election after polling 77 votes against his opponent Prof. Banji Fajonyomi who polled 39 votes.
While congratulating Oke for his emergence as the DVC (Admin), the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said the election was credible and devoid of personal attacks and mudslinging.
“Even the conduct of the two candidates after the result was announced showed that they are men of character, and I am sure they will continue to work together for the institution,” he said.
Newsmen report that Oke succeeds Prof. Fidelis Njokanma of the LASU College of Medicine (LASUCOM) and is expected to hold the office for a period of two years.
Oke is a former Dean, Faculty of Science and current Coordinator, LASU Admissions.