The reinstated Vice – Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof . Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has said that he is not compiling list of workers for sacking .
Ogundipe, who was welcomed with jubilation by workers of UNILAG, said this as he resumed on Thursday at the school ’ s Senate Building .
Ogundipe was sacked by the Dr Wale Babalakin – led governing council of UNILAG on August 12 .
However , on November 10 , he was reinstated by the President , Major – General Mohammadu Buhari (retd .) after a visitation panel report .
The reinstated VC urged the workers to be committed and united .
He said , “ Our commitment must be in moving this university forward and we must unite. Some people are saying that I have a list of people I want to sack and punish . I have no such list . I do not have any list of anyone to be sacked; I have not seen any list . Let’ s work together and move the university forward . You have invested years of your lives into this university . It is not about academic or non -academic staff , it is about moving the university forward. ”
Ogundipe also thanked Buhari for insisting that due process must be followed during the crisis .
He attributed his reinstatement as divine and also appreciated the efforts of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN , the Minister of Education , Malam Adamu Adamu , the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission , Prof . Abubakar Rasheed , the Acting Vice – Chancellor , Prof . Folasade Ogunsola and all the staff unions in the school among others .
“ My return to office is not by power but by divine intervention ,” he said .