UNILAG set to admit no fewer than 10,146 for the 2019/2020 academic session

No fewer than 10,146 candidates will be admitted for the 2019/2020 academic session of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Nigerian Tribune reports. Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the university’s vice-chancellor made the disclosure during an interactive session with journalists on UNILAG campus. Ogundipe said that though 32,333 candidates applied to the university at the undergraduate level, the institution would not admit beynd 10,146. UNILAG VC Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has said not more than 10,146 students will be admitted. According to him, this figure represents 31.4% as the admission quota of the university, based on the capacity allocated to it by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The UNILAG VC went on to note that only 21,955 out of the undergraduate applicants had registered for the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) screening so far. He also revealed that about 14,350 applications were received for about 350 programmes in the postgraduate school. Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the federal government on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, reinstated the suspended vice-chancellor of UNILAG Prof. Ogundipe. Ogundipe’s reinstatement was contained in a statement issued by the director of press and public relations, ministry of education, Ben-Bem Goong in Abuja.

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