Strike: UI ASUU suspends ongoing examinations

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, says it will ensure total compliance with the directives by its national body to proceed on one- week warning strike.

The union announced this on Tuesday at a congress held at the Faculty of Arts, presided over by its chairman, Dr Deji Omole,

The union also resolved that the ongoing examinations at the Faculty of Education stand suspended till after the strike.

The congress was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Idowu Olayinka and some Deans of Faculties.

Omole said that letters of the strike have been sent to the Vice-Chancellor, Deans, Head of Departments and Director of Institutes to stop all academic meetings, lectures, examinations and ‎all board meetings.

He said that it was in the spirit of accommodating Nigerians and letting them judge between the union and the government that the union decided to proceed on one-week warning strike‎.

In a letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, ASUU UI stated that “We write to inform you that the strike will be total and comprehensive.

“No teaching, no examination and no attendance at statutory meetings of any kind.

“In line with the national directive of the union, our members will henceforth withdraw their services till the end of the warning strike,” the letter stated.

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