Alleged Certificate Racketeering: LASU Vows To Expose Culprits After Investigation - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Alleged Certificate Racketeering: LASU Vows To Expose Culprits After Investigation

Management of the Lagos State University, Ojo has vowed to expose those behind the alleged certificate racketeering on completion of the ongoing investigation by the law enforcement agencies, including the State Directorate of Public Prosecutions

Coordinator, Centre for Information and Public Relations of the university, Oluwayemisi Thomas-Onashile made this known in a statement made available to Edu-Biznews, says the Institution is taking the matter of certificate racketeering seriously and will publish the outcome of the investigation for appropriate action to be taken against those involved in the matter 

The statement further reads in part: 
"We hereby establish that the Management of Lagos State University had promptly brought the original allegations to the attention of general law enforcement authorities including the office of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions. These authorities have not yet concluded their investigations"
"Lagos State University Management does not take such matters lightly.  Its own inquiries into the allegations will be concluded before the end of 2023. Consistently with applicable law, the outcome of the inquiry will be published and appropriate action will be taken"
"For emphasis, there has been no “cover up” and there will be no “cover up”, the statement concluded 

Meanwhile the Lagos State House of Assembly has intervened , saying the State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Mr.Tolani Akibu , the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, the Senate of the university and other top other staff of the institution over the allegation 
Lagos State House of Assembly

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