It is no longer a news that the University of Lagos(UNILAG), Vice Chancellor is dead. Professor Babatunde sofoluwe was diagnosed to die of a multiple cardiac arrest(Heart Attack) in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH). He was reported to have survived from a first cardiac arrest which occured while in his office, before the UNILAG VC was transferred to LUTH where he died.
He became only the second Vice Chancellor to die while in office, the first being Lagos state University(LASU) vice chancellor, Professor Fatiu Ademola Akinsode. His corpse presently resides at the Lagos state University Teaching Hospital(LUTH) mortuary.
The University of Lagos(UNILAG) chapter of the Academic staff Union of University(ASUU) reports a likely two days lecture free period.
According to the Chairman of ASUU(UNILAG), Dr Karo Ogbinaka, He expressed hope that monday and tuesday would be declared a lecture free day in honour of the late Vice chancellor, whom he described as an “amiable person with Unique administrative style”.
It should be noted that the University of Lagos(UNILAG) are currently having their semester examination, and the sudden death, would in one way or the other have an effect on it. According to the former deputy Vice chancellor of the University of Lagos(UNILAG), “his death would distabilize the University system for a while, but, they would recover from it.
The VNTI community, express our condolence to the university of Lagos(UNILAG) and pray that God gives them the grace to Carry on.
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