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UNILAG NAME CHANGE: JONATHAN REVERSES DECISION

President Goodluck Jonathan has reversed the change of name of the University of Lagos which he renamed Moshood Abiola University in a broadcast to mark the 2012 Democracy Day. Chairman, Governing Council of University of Lagos, Professor Jerry Gana disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during his inauguration alongside three others by the Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Rufai UNILAG STUDENT PROTEST

The name change had been the subject of litigation and protests from students and alumni of the institution while a court recently ruled that the change was illegal. Gana who hailed President Jonathan for retaining the name of the institution. said the president had upheld the Constitution by reversing the change of name of the university. “This is a pointer to the fact that the current administration is committed to entrenching democracy and justice in the country.’’ Gana, who was responding on behalf of the four councils, said they would ensure that the universities’ communities settled down in peace. “I assure you that we will do our best to be fair, just and honourable in the discharge of our duties.” He also promised effective leadership with integrity, honour and justice. Source: Vanguard

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