Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Lectures Still Continues, No Cause For Alarm: OAU Management React To ASUU Strike

The management of obafemi Awolowo has reacted to the strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities OAU Chapter.

Recall that it was earlier reported on OAU Peeps News Agency on 31st of January 2022 how the Academics Staff Union Universities Obafemi Awolowo Chapter embarked on an indefinite strike following the resolutions of an emergency congress. 

However in a statement issued by the University PRO, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju, a copy of which was sent to OAU Peeps News Agency. In the statement, the management of the school has maintained the stand that lectures still continue amidst the class


The attention of the Management of  Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has been drawn to a circular issued by a section of the academic staff, ASUU, calling on its members to go on strike, beginning from Monday, 31st January, 2022. 

The University Management is using this medium to inform the general public, particularly our students, their parents or guardians, that overwhelming majority of the academic staff in OAU are NOT ON STRIKE neither do they have the intention of going on any strike action. In actual fact, lectures are on going and students are being attended to by lecturers in their respective departments.

A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that in view of this, parents, guardians, alumni and friends of the University are assured of uninterrupted academic calendar, as our students are advised to go about their normal academic activities because there is no cause for concern or alarm.

In addition, the University Management wishes to appreciate majority of our lecturers who have the interest of the students at heart, and have been teaching and attending to students.

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