BREAKING: ASUU elects LAUTECH don, Prof. Adejumo as Fin-sec, other new executives

Ade Adejumo, a professor from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has emerged as the new financial secretary of the union. 

Adejumo was immediate South west zonal coordinator and the union former president at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. 

The union also elected Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, the immediate past vice-president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), as the new president of the union.

A professor of soil science at the Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Osodeke was elected during a three-day conference, which held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State today Sunday, May 30.

He took over from Biodun Ogunyemi, a professor of education at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State whose tenure ended last week.

Other members of the union, who were elected alongside Mr Osodeke, include Chris Piwuna of the University of Jos as vice president while Olusiji Sowande of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State was elected as treasurer.

Also, a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, Austen Sado, 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.

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