Tuesday, 7 June 2016

NASU OAU Shuts Down School Gate Over VC Appointment

NASU On Peaceful Protest Against Illegal Appointment of VC

The Non Academic Staff Union of the Obafemi Awolowo University shut down the university's main gate in a bid to protest the alleged illegal appointment of Professor Ayobami Salami as Vice Chancellor of the Institution. The Union's action led to the prevention of buses from entering into the University campus. The Union also stalled the ongoing Departmental and Faculty registration of the Freshers and also halted the Library registration, after which its members took to the University Emotion ground to Sing songs of Protest.

Speculations have begun to arise that the protests of the Union may eventually evolve into a full fledged industrial strike action leading to the shutdown of the University. However, the Union is said to have taken the case to court today. The proceedings of the case to come later...

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