The Lagos State University Management celebrates the former Chief Medical Director LASUTH, Prof. David Oke and at the same time welcoming the new Chief Medical Director,Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo on board. The event was held Sunday 2nd, February, 2019.
The event started at 5.55 pm with introduction of dignitaries at the event by the Acting Provost,LASUCOM Prof. Anthonia Ogbera.
The VC opened by saying a dinner like this is not for long speeches,but,a day to eat and merry. Prof. Fagbohun stated emphatically that LASU that people despised in the past has become a great bride today. He said the two men are great people who have played a great role in the life of project LASU and the new CMD will play his role. He told prof. Oke that wherever he is, he should continue to support LASU and LASU will continue to connect with him. He thanked him for all he did. To the new CMD, Prof. Fabamwo,he described him as cerebral. A man well connected and should use his wealth of experience to achieve greatness and that the road may be rough,but,believed he would surmount all the challenges. he also thanked the principal officers for their continued support all the time. Finally,he said LASUTH and LASU are brothers.
The former CMD, prof. Oke,i his words described the Vice Chancellor ,Professor Fagbohun as a brother, colleague and gentle man. He thanked him for the honour which took him by a surprise.I thought it was going to be a closed event ,just him ,VC and maybe two other people,but,with the band,it was a pleasant surprise. He thanked the DVC Academics,prof. Oke, other principal officers,provost,LASUCOM team and LASUTH. To the new CMD,Prof. Fabamwo,he confessed that he prayed that he should be the new CMD,because of his carriage,mien,Queen’s English. He added that as at now,there is no person better for the job than Prof. Fabamwo. He is confident he would make a success of the appointment.
Prof. Fabamwo the new CMD thanked those who believed in him in taking the job, most expecially for the confidence the Vice Chancellor and the management team has in him. He stated the last three,four weeks has been exciting. I have been her fro about 35 years, hence i know so much about LASUTH. He applauded the giant strides of the former CMD,prof. Oke made at LASUTH. I hope to match match and surpass the successes he made at the place he said.
Speaking further,he told the gathering that he has assured the Provost, LASUCOM that between LASUTH and LASUCOM, it would be a seamless effort. He assured that the two will work like a Siamese twins. He said at this point in time,we have a progressive Vice Chancellor Professor ‘Lanre Fagbohun in charge and sees that in the near future good tidings coming.
This historic event was honored by senior members of the Lagos State University such as :
*Professor ‘ Lanre Fagbohun,SAN and wife Mrs Yeside
* DVC Academic – Prof. Olumuyiwa Noah
* DVC Administration – Prof. Damola Oke
* The Registrar – Mr Mohammed Olayinka Amuni
* The Bursar, Mr Olayinka Babatunde
* Acting Provost,LASUCOM – Prof. Anthonia Ogbera
* College Secretary – Mr Adelaja Adebanjo
* Dean,Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences,LASUCOM,Prof. O.O Adedeji
* The DR( VCO) – Mrs Anat Adesunkanmi
* SA/ PAR to VC – Mr Wale Anthony
* SAR( Registrar’s Office) – Mr Ismail Kehinde.