Some concerned lecturers of the Lagos State University (LASU) led by thirteen professors and past executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), LASU branch has called on the National body of ASUU to dissolve the ASUU-LASU chapter executive.
The concerned lecturers made the call at a news briefing during the week at its Ojo campus in Lagos.
Prof. Adeleke Fakoya, spokesman for the concerned lecturers, stated that the tenure for the present executives had ended since March 2018 and therefore charged the national body to order for fresh election.
The concerned group alleged that the present executives were unwilling to conduct fresh election based on wrong notion that ASUU‘s constitution forbade conduct of election in chapters having crisis.
“The current executive members of the union are continually engaged in acts injurious to ASUU’s global integrity, members’ morale and the future education in the university.
“Every person who has been to LASU in the last three years sees and knows that what these Exco members call trouble or problem in LASU are indices of growth and development.
“The present and immediate past ASS-LASU exco members have lost consciousness of the principla goal of the union, which is to promote staff welfare. In the last three to six years, their main agenda has been to cause the downfall of members who hold contrary opinion on matters of mutual concern which resulted to the dismissal of the former chairman, Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi, and his vice chairman, Dr. Adeyemi Suenu,” the spokesman said.
They pleaded with the ASUU national executive to urgently visit the university to frankly and objectively address certain salient matters that could cause disintegration of the branch as witnessed in some other universities.
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