Authorities of the University of Lagos have just released the statement below announcing the death of its vice chancellor, Prof. Adetokunbo Sofoluwe.
“The entire university of management deeply regrets to announce the sudden death of the vice chancellor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idiaraba in the early hours of saturday 12 may 2012.
“The univesity community in particular staff an students are adviced to pray along with the family for the repose of the soul.
“Condolence register has been opened at the senate house for messages to the amiable accomplished scholar and astute administrator.
“Further announcement will follow in due course.”
Prof. Sofoluwe became the first UNILAG VC to die in office. He just completed the second year of his five-year tenure.