Former LASU VC, Hussein, to be buried in Atan


The Lagos State University, Ojo, has released the burial plan for its former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lateef Akanni Hussein.

Prof. Hussein died after a brief illness on Sunday, July 31.

He was 75.

According LASU’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, late Vice-Chancellor will be buried at Atan Cemetery, Lagos on Monday, August 1, according to Islamic rites.


The statement read, “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, mni, 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.”