The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) after an executive meeting now has a new president, in the person of Dr Nasir Isa Fagge, of the Bayero University Kano.

Dr Fagge, would succeed the previous ASUU president, Professor Ukachukwu Awuzie of the Imo State University(IMSU) owerri who has led the Union for so many years, when the Union faced their tough challenges.

In a congratulatory message by the Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Rufai, She urged the newly elected executives to work on Improving the previous Regime’s achievements, in service.

In her own Words; “ASUU, now led by Fagge should foster leadership that would improve on the immediate past president which we all believed brought about a lot of transformation in unionism.
“While we wish the outgoing Exco success in their future endeavor, I must say that there was unprecedented achievements by the Prof. Awuzie led Executive committee that helped in the implementation of most of the 2009FGN/ASUU Agreements, the statement added.

The elected executives comprises of dedicated men and women who are willing to work for the promotion of our Educational sector. They comprise of;
• Biodun Ogunyemi Onabanjo(Vice President)
• Dr. Victor Osadeke(Financial Secretary)
• Dr. Ademola Aremu(Treasurer)
• Dr. Ngozi Iloh(Welfare Officer)
• Dr. N. Wurugii(Legal Adviser to the ASUU national body).

Why the Education minister deliberated on a major point, which is the need for the new executive to improve on the previous results, Nigerian students are hoping and praying that this would be the first set of ASUU executives, whose tenure would not suffer and STRIKE ACTION.

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    new ASUU president, wonder what the university students think of this

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