The Vice -Chancellor, Lagos State University, Ojo, Prof. Lanre Fagboun, has announced that the university will soon add Pharmacy and nine other courses to its list of programmes.
He made this known on Monday, 9th January 2016, during a briefing to commemorate his one year anniversary in office.
According to him, the additional programmes include Administration and Leadership Programme, Tourism and Hotel Management, among others, he added that the new programmes would help in solving the challenges of unemployment.
He said, “It is our plan to ensure that the university keys into the vision of the Lagos State Government, which is committed to driving development through innovation. This is why we have resolved to match the government’s desire with our plan to develop adequate manpower for the future, through the creation of additional programmes that will provide jobs for the future of Lagos and Africa by extension.”
Fagbohun also added that a new hostel for the university, which is being planned, will accommodate between 5,000 and 6,000 students in its first phase.
He said the institution is introducing modern facilities to the hostel including the use of renewable energy in support of conventional electricity supply system.