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LASU mourns ex-VC Hussein, announces burial plans

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Former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Prof. Lateef Akanni Hussein, is dead.

Prof. Hussein died after a brief illness in the evening of Sunday, 31st July, 2022 at the age of 75 years.

The institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, onfirmed the development in a statement on Monday.

The statement was titled, ‘Former LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lateef Akanni Hussein, passes on’

She also noted that the late Vice-Chancellor will be buried today according to Islamic rites.

The statement read, “Prof. Hussein a professor of Physics was the 6th Substantive Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University; he served between 2005 and 2011.

“The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, while confirming the news on Monday, expressed her deep shock at the passing away of her former boss, under whose leadership she served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University.

“The respected scholar will be buried today, Monday, 1st August, 2022 according to Islamic rites at Atan Cemetery shortly after a Janazah prayer at LASUTH Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.”

 

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