The Lagos State governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola has approved the constitution of a new Governing Council for the Lagos State University (LASU).
Mr Adesegun Ogunlewe, the state's Head of Service, announced the approval of the 12- man council in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Ikeja.
The statement named Mr Olabode Agosto, a foremost financial expert, as the Chairman of the council, and also listed Mr Leo Ekeh, Chairman ,Zinox Computers and Dr Leke Pitan, a former Commissioner for Health, as members.
Other members, according to the statement, are Mrs Ibikun Awosika, Mr Yomi Hotonou, Mr Sam Omatseye, Prof.Shafideen Amuwo, Mr Jide Adeoye, Mr Karim Olaseinde, Mrs Fatima Wali-Abdulrahman and Mr Adewunmi Ogunsanya.
The statement said the governor also approved the replacement of three members of the Governing Council of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), whose tenure had expired.
It listed the new council members as Mr Abiodun Ogunleye, Mrs Victoria Peregrino and Mrs Oludapo Odunlami.
While commending the outgoing council members of the two institutions for their dedication to service, Ogunlewe enjoined the appointees to do their best to further move the institutions forward.