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ASUU Warns OAU against Examination Conduct

Main Entrance, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). Photo: Premium Times Nigeria
Main Entrance, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). Photo: Premium Times Nigeria

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday, warned the management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) against conducting examinations when seventy percent of the courses have not been taught.

The institution which called back its students to resume school on Monday has scheduled the examinations to commence on the 14th of January, 2019.

ASUU members of the university, had said that the examination would be null and void if conducted and warned the students against participating in the examinations.

According to report, lecturers of the university are divided into two, those of the Congress of Universities Academics (CONUA) refused to join in the nationwide strike declared by ASUU.

But the management of the university which is bent on having a stable academic calendar had said that the examination will begin on the 14th of January despite the fact that some students have not been receiving lectures for about three months.

ASUU, in an open letter to the students signed by its chairman, Adeola Egbedokun, warned that any examination conducted by the school will be null and void.

“All these infractions are attempts by the University administration to whittle down the quality of teaching and it calls to question the integrity of this university under this current administration.

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“We want to assure all students that any examination conducted under this current situation where about 70 percent of these courses have not been concluded is null and void,” the letter partly read.

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