Former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Lateef Akanni Hussein, is dead.
He died on the evening of Sunday, July 31, 2022, after a brief illness.
He was 75.
Prof. Hussein, a professor of Physics, was the 6th substantive vice Chancellor of LASU. He served between 2005 and 2011.
Current LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, confirmed the news on Monday, August 1.
She 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.
Prof. Hussein 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.