UI ASUU Re-elects Prof Ayo Akinwole, Garuba Others In A Tension Soaked Poll


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

Members of the University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday, reelected Professor Ayo Akinwole as the union’s chairman for a second term of two years.

Professor Akinwole was returned for another term after 270 YES votes against 161 NO in a referendum election with the YES votes representing those who want Akinwole to continue as Chairman, while NO were those against his continuity in office.

Tension was high on campus as forces for and against his reelection went to battle.

Others  elected are, Dr Seun Garuba of Microbiology who polled 270 votes to defeat Dr Olisa Muojama who polled 140 votes to emerge as Secretary of the branch.

Dr Akewula Adams was returned as Financial Secretary while Dr Oyebola was elected as Investment secretary.Dr Moses Adetona was elected as Assistant Secretary of the Union.

The President of union, Emmanuel Osodeke was represented at the Biennial  Congress where the results of the election was declared by Ibadan Zonal Coordinator of the Union, Professor Oyebamiji Oyegoke.

The election was witnessed by leaders of the Union from   UNILAG (Dr Dele Ashiru), UNILORIN (Moyosore Ajao), LAUTECH (Babatunde Lawal), LASU (Akinloye Oyewunmi), UNAAB (Gbenga Adeleye), KWASU (Dauda Adesola), OAU (Anthony Odiwe).


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