ASUU condemns suspension of colleagues by KWASU
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Ibadan (UI) chapter has condemned the unilateral suspension of six executive members of the union by the Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU), Professor Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah for participating in union activities.
The Ibadan zonal coordinator, Prof Segun Ajiboye described the action of the university as autocratic and a breach of the fundamental rights of the academic staff members to freedom of association granted by the Nigerian constitution after dully informing the management of the Institution of its plan to hold a congress.
The Six suspended lecturers included Dr Dauda Adeshola (Chairman), Dr Gafaru Olaiwola Olorisade (Secretary), Professor Innocent Okoye, Professor Christopher Odetunde, Dr Ayotunde Alao and Mr Paul Kunle Dairo.
While demanding the immediate recall of the suspended ASUU members, Ajiboye called on the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfattah Ahmed to prevail on the university administration to allow free unionism and academic freedom for the total liberation of education struggle in Nigeria.