Osodeke Emerges As New ASUU President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday elected a new leadership set to direct the affairs of the Union for the next two years. Prof Victor Emmanuel Osodeke is the new president of the Union.

The executive council of ASUU had however announced that it shall be on record to be allowed to spend a maximum of 4 years. The election took place at the national delegates conference of ASUU held in Awka, Anambra State.
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Victor Emmanuel Osodeke Emerges As The New ASUU PresidentWhile Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State was elected President, Chris Piwuna, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, University of Jos was elected Vice President.
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ASUUOthers are Prof. Siji Sowande (Treasurer); Prof. Ade Adejumo (Financial Secretary); Dr. Austen Sado (Investment Secretary); Dr. Adamu Babayo (Internal Auditor) and Dr. Stella-Maris Okey (Welfare Secretary).

While the new President was former Vice President to Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, outgone President, Piwuna, before his election, was the Internal Auditor of ASUU and its former Chairman in UNIJOS.

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