The former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Professor Lateef Akanni Hussein is dead.
He died on Sunday, July 31, at the age of 75.
According to a statement on the official LASU page on Facebook on Monday, Hussein died after a brief illness.
Prof. Hussein a professor of Physics was the 6th Substantive Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University; he served between 2005 and 2011.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, while confirming the news on Monday, 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.
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The respected scholar will be buried today, Monday, 1st August 2022 according to Islamic rites at Atan Cemetery shortly after a Janazah prayer at LASUTH Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.