JUST IN: New ASUU president emerge
Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke of Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State has emerged as the new President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)
Prof. Osodeke, the immediate past vice-president of the union was elected earlier on Sunday at a three-day conference of the union held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
He took over from Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.
The other newly elected executive of the union includes Chris Piwuna of the University of Jos as vice president; Olusiji Sowande of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, as treasurer while Ade Adejumo, a professor from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, was elected as financial secretary.
Similarly, Austen Sado, a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, was elected as investment secretary; Adamu Babayo from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, was elected the union’s internal auditor while Stella-Maris Oke from Cross Rivers State University of Science and Technology, was elected as the new welfare secretary.
According to the constitution of ASUU, Ogunyemi will continue to serve in the new executive committee as an ex-officio, apparently to guide the new leadership.