AAUA ASUU Dissociates Self From Resumption Order By Varsity Authorities
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Adekunle
Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko chapter, Ondo State and the university
authorities are on a collision course over a directive that the students
should resume for lectures, as the strike by the union continues after
In a statement in Akure, Ondo State capital, Registrar of the
state-owned university, R. B. Olotu had directed the students to resume
on Monday, November 25 for the second semester 2012/2013 session.
In his statement entitled: ‘Resumption for the 2nd semester 2012/2013
session’, Olotu said, “All the students of Adekunle Ajasin University,
Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, are hereby informed that academic activities
of the second semester of 2012/2013 session truncated as a result of the
ASUU national strike are to resume on Monday, 25th November, 2013 with
the continuation of registration on the University portal
“Lectures are to start on Monday, 2nd December, 2013.”
The ASUU Chapter of the university, however, dissociated itself from
the purported resumption of academic activities in the university.
The Chapter’s chairperson, Busuyi Mekusi in a statement asked members to disregard the directive.
“ASUU Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko Branch, wishes to
dissociate itself from the purported resumption of academic activities
in the university, as its members are still part of the ongoing national
strike by the union.
“Members should, therefore, disregard any pull to abandon the
struggle, and be steadfast until the present position is reviewed by
“The union also wants to make it abundantly clear that it would
resist every tyrannical propensity to intimidate and harass its
members,” Mekusi said.