Former LASU Vice Chancellor, Hussein Dies at 75

Former LASU Vice Chancellor, Hussein Dies at 75
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A former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojoo, Lateef Hussein, is dead.

Mr Hussein, a professor of Physics and lecturer at the University of Ibadan until his retirement, reportedly died on Sunday evening at 75 after a brief illness.

The announcement is contained in a statement issued by the university and posted on its official Facebook page.

Reacting to the news on Monday, the university’s incumbent vice-chancellor, Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello was said to have “expressed her deep shock at the passing away of her former boss.”

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Mrs Olatunji-Bello served under Mr Hussein as a deputy vice-chancellor before her appointment as acting vice-chancellor.

Meanwhile, the management of the university disclosed that Mr Hussein will be buried on Monday according to Islamic rites.
“The respected scholar will be buried today, Monday, August 1, 2022, according to Islamic rites at Atan Cemetery shortly after a Janazah prayer at LASUTH Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos,” the statement noted.

It, however, did not include the time of the burial activities.

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