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Former LASU VC Prof Hussein is dead – How old was he?

The death has been announced of former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Professor Lateef Akanni Hussein.

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.

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.

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