The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, said it would give the new Vice Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, full support provided he followed the rule of law.
Dr Adekunle Idris, Chairman, ASUU-LASU, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.
Fagbohun, a Professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment, Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos.
Idris congratulated Fagbohun on his appointment, while commending the state government and the governing council for following the path of wisdom in the selection process.
“We acknowledge the governing council for a job well done and the governor for picking the candidate on merit.
“The new VC will enjoy 100 per cent support as long as he adheres to the rules and regulations enshrined in the university’s constitution,” he said.
He urged the vice chancellor to always do the right thing and be people- oriented, praying that God gives him a discerning spirit to run the institution well.
Idris said the union would also ensure that its members do the right thing at all times.
“We would also ensure that some of our members, who are falling out of line, fall in line and perform their duties effectively.
“This would include teaching at the right time, conducting examinations and uploading results when due,” he said.
Idris urged the governor to complete the reformation work he had started in LASU by meeting the outstanding demands of the unions.
According to him, this will enable the vice chancellor resume work on a clean sheet.