Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has named a chief lecturer at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Nurudeen Olaleye, as the rector of the institution.
Olaleye’s appointment was announced in a statement issued by the Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Lagos State on Monday.
The statement titled ‘ASG appoints new rector for Lagos State Polytechnic’, was signed by the Head of Public Affairs, OSAE, Omolase Yejide.
The statement read, “Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, the Executive Governor of Lagos State has approved the appointment of Dr Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye as the 11th Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic.
“The appointment was a sequel to interview conducted by the Institution’s Governing Council and its subsequent recommendation is for 5 years single term and takes effect from 1st December, 2020 at the expiration of the tenure of the Acting Rector, Mr. Olumide Olusola Metilelu.
“Dr. Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye prior to his appointment was Chief Lecturer at the Polytechnic.”
The newly appointed rector studied Microbiology at the University of Lagos, Akoka, where he graduated in 1994. He obtained his Master’s degree in the same field in UNILAG in 1995.