Professor Folashade Ogunsola became the Acting VC on Monday when she was voted in by the Senate of the University of Lagos.

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has approved the election of Ogunsola as Acting Vice Chancellor at a virtual meeting held by members of the council with Dr John Momoh presiding as the Acting Chairman.

The council also forwarded her name to President Muhammadu Buhari for approval.

The meeting was conducted in view of the inauguration of a visitation panel to probe the affairs of the university from 2017 till date by Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, scheduled for Wednesday, in Abuja.

Ogunsola polled in 135 votes against Prof Ben Oghojafor’s 31 votes at the emergency meeting making her the Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution.

Folashade Ogunsola is a professor of Medical Microbiology and the first female to head the 58-year-old university.