Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has appointed Mr Olumide Olusola Metillelu as the acting Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH).
The governor made this known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Saturday. The statement noted that the appointment of Mr Metillelu is for a period of three months, effective from June 1st.
Akosile said the appointment is sequel to the expiration of the 5-year tenure of Mr Sogunro Samuel Oluyinka as the Rector of the Institution on 31st May, 2020.
The process for the appointment of a substantive Rector for the institution is ongoing by the office of the Special Adviser on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, with the screening and clearance of 17 out of the 25 applicants for the post of the Rector.
Prior to the present appointment, Mr Metillelu was the Deputy Rector (Academics) of the institution.