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House of Reps Tells UNILAG Governing Council To Mind Its Business

House of Representatives. Photo: Daily Post Nigeria
House of Representatives. Photo: Daily Post Nigeria

The House of Representatives has warned the Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to stop involving itself in the internal management of the university.

Report also revealed that the House of Reps advised Dr. Wale Babalakin led-governing council to stick to its supervisory role of policy formation and fund generation for the institution.


The directive which was contained in a letter dtaed June 3, 2019 signed by ther Clerk to the National Assembly, M.A. Sani-Omolori, was based on report of the committee on Public Procurement on the investigation into allegations of gross statutory breaches, including violation of the Procurement Act, 2007 by the management of UNILAG and the Governing Council.


According to the House of Reps, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, should henceforth, allow the university management comply with the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and follow due process whenever a consultant is hired.


The Reps called on the Governing Council members and the university management to cooperate and work together for the progress of the institution.


On the collapse Library project, the House resolved that the construction should continue after remedial steps are taken to remove the debris and backfilling under close supervision by experts.

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