Lesgoo!!!: National Assembly has Denounced the renaming of UNILAG as announced by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. As such could only be done by the House of Assembly who constituted the institution as stated in UNILAG ACT 1962.
Also Babalola, who was Abiola’s lawyer, added
that President Jonathan’s powers as visitor to the university did not
include changing its name without recourse to the National Assembly.
a statement, the senior advocate said many notable Nigerians who
championed the call for the immortalisation of Abiola’s contribution to
the current democratic dispensation were appalled at the manner with
which the government about its decision..................Full Story