Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State, has been voted as the new president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
This comes after Professor Biodun Ogunyemi’s four-year tenure was terminated on Saturday.
ASUU’s national delegates conference, held over the weekend in Awka, Anambra State, chose a new executive council to head the union for the next two years, after which they might be reelected.
Professor Chris Piwuna, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, University of Jos was also elected as the Vice President.
Others elected were: Chris Piwuna, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, University of Jos as Vice President.
Others 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).