LASU suspends Provost,College of Medicine overalleged financial impropriety

The Lagos State University has suspended the Provost of

the LASU College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja , Prof.

Babatunde Solagberu, over alleged financial and

administrative improprieties with effect from Nov. 30.

This is contained in the University’s official bulletin made

available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday

in Lagos.

The bulletin said the management approved that

Solagberu be placed on `immediate interdiction’ for three

months with half salary.

It said Solagberu`s suspension was connected to alleged

several infractions against the rules and regulations of the

university bordering on financial improprieties and

administrative misadventures.

“His interdiction is for three months in the first instance,

and will be on half monthly salary during the period

pending the determination of the allegation against him by

the Joint Council and Senate Disciplinary Committee


“Details of the allegations have been served him in a

memo dated Thursday 30th November, 2017 with

reference number LASU\REG\INT.DIS\45.

” Against this background, Prof. Solagberu, has until the

allegations against him are investigated and determined,

ceased to be the Provost of the Lagos State University

College of Medicine (LASUCOM), ” it said .

The bulletin said that Solagberu was forbidden to carry out

any official duty, either as Provost or member of staff of

the College during the period of his interdiction.

The University also forbade the Provost from visiting the

premises except with the express permission of the


Meanwhile, the Deputy Provost, Prof. Anthonia Ogbera of

the Department of Medicine, has been appointed the

Acting Provost with effect from Nov 30. (NAN)

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