The previous vice-president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke, has emerged as the new president of the union bluebloodz.com has learnt.
Osodeke a professor of soil science at the Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Osodeke was elected president of the union during a three-day conference, which held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State yesterday – Sunday, May 30.
Osodeke took over from Biodun Ogunyemi, a professor of education at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State whose tenure ended sometime last week.
Other members of the union, who were elected alongside Mr Osodeke, include
- Chris Piwuna of the University of Jos as vice president;
- Olusiji Sowande of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, as treasurer
- Ade Adejumo, a professor from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, was elected as financial secretary.
Others elected are :-
- Austen Sado,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
- Stella-Maris Oke from Cross Rivers State University of Science and Technology, was elected as the new welfare secretary.
Congratulations mr Osodeke