Lasu To Start Examination March 3rd
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State,
yesterday directed the re-opening of the Lagos
State University, LASU, from Monday February
in the overriding best interest of the students.
It will be recalled that LASU authorities, early
February, ordered immediate closure of the
institution following violent protest by irate
students over closure of schoolâ€™s portal denying
them of registering for the forthcoming semester
examination. Several properties worth millions of
naira were destroyed in the process.
Fashola, in a statement through his Special
Assistant on Media, Mr.
Hakeem Bello, explained
that the decision was sequel to the
recommendation and report of the Lagos State
House of Assemblyâ€™s Ad-hoc Committee on the
The governor also said that repairs of damaged
property and facilities in the higher institution
would commence in due course. This, according
him, would be done in line with normal
Giving a breakdown of the resumption schedule
approved by the Governor, the Special Adviser
Education, Otunba Fatai Olukoga, said the School
will re-open on the February 24th, with final year
students while the schoolâ€™s portal would re-open
two days on 24th and 25th February, 2014 for
final year students.
The final year studentsâ€™ examination will start on
the March 3rd, while fresh students will
registration on March 10th, 2014.
Other categories of students will resume on April
while the schoolâ€™s portal will open for the
on the 1stand 2nd of April. The statement advised
the students to be calm and be of good conduct.
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