By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Professor Ayo Akinwole on Tuesday emerged as the new Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter.
The Professor of Aquaculture Engineering and Water Resources who emerged at the congress of University of Ibadan ASUU chapter took over from Professor Deji Omole who had served two terms.
Also elected unopposed are Drs Femi Afolabi (Vice Chairman), Chris Omoregie (Secretary), Seun Garba (Ass Secretary), Kazeem Olaniyan (Ass. Secretary), Sarah Akintola (Treasurer), Femi Akewula (Financial Secretary), Kehinde Soetan (Investment), Funke Adegoke (Welfare), Ajibade Tayo (Publicity), and Dapo Okareh (Internal Auditor).
The new executives were unveiled at the Biennial Congress of the Union held at ASUU Secretariat, Ajibode extension by the Chairman electoral Committee Prof Akin Alada who stressed that those elected satisfied all the provisions of ASUU constitution and were returned elected.
The Zonal Coordinator Dr Ade Adejumo who inaugurated the new exco tasked them to be ready to fight executive tyranny in Nigeria and ensure that the children of the masses are not sidelined.
In his acceptance speech ,the new ASUU Chairman, Professor Akinwole stated that Union will continue to stand with the masses and fight for publicly funded education