Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Oluremi Olaleye as acting Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH) formerly known as Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) Ikorodu.
Olaleye was the Rector of LASPOTECH before it became LASUSTECH.
Sanwo-Olu recently signed the bills for the establishment of additional two universities in the State.
They are Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, and Lagos State University of Science and Technology.
Sanwo-Olu assented to the bills transmitting Lagos State Polytechnic in Ikorodu, Isolo, and Surulere campuses to the University of Science and Technology, as well as Adeniran Ogunsanya Colleges of Education, Ijanikin and Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Epe to Lagos State University of Education. hall meeting, expressed gratitude to the Governor and charged members of staff to be efficient in their duties.
Olaleye told The Nation however that newly admitted students will continue with the OND/HND programme, noting that LASUSTECH is yet to roll out the admission programme.
“The newly admitted students applied for JAMB to enter Lagos State Polytechnic, it was the admission process that was prolonged that made us still be doing admission now and the admission is near completion.
“So they applied to study in Lagos state polytechnic and so shall that be. The Lagos State University of Science and Technology has not placed adverts for admission yet,” he said.