This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde.
According to the statement, Fagbohun is a Professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos.
“Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, was born on 19th October, 1966 and hails from Akesan in the Alimosho Local Government area of Lagos State.
“Professor Fagbohun joined the Faculty of Law of the Lagos State University (LASU) as an Assistant Lecturer in January 1991. He rose through the ranks and by the year 2004, he was appointed Associate Professor.
“He studied Law at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University). He obtained his Master’s of Law Degree at the University of Lagos and attended the Obafemi Awolowo University for his doctoral degree programme.
“At different times, he served as a member of Senate of the Lagos State University; Head of Department of Business Law and later Department of Private and Property Law; Coordinator, Law Centre; Coordinator of the Department of Environmental Law and Allied Disciplines of the Centre for Environment and Science Education of the Lagos State University, and was, for several years, the Editor-in-Chief of the LASU Law Journal.
“Professor Fagbohun is a member of several academic and professional bodies, and a fellow of a number of national and international institutions.
Prof. Fagbohun took over from the 7th substantive Vice- Chancellor f the institution, Prof, John Oladapo Obafunwa whose tenure expire on 31st October 2015.