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Osodeke emerges new ASUU president

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday elected a new leadership to mantle its affairs for the next two years.

The executive council of ASUU would however spend a maximum of four years.

They were elected at the national delegates conference of ASUU held in Awka, Anambra State.

Sunday Punch reported that Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State was elected President, Chris Piwuna, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, University of Jos was elected 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).

The new President was a former Vice President to the outgoing President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, Piwuna, before his emergence, was the internal Auditor of ASUU and its former Chairman in UNIJOS.

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