List OF Schools Yet to Comply With ASUU Strike, See Other Who has Complied (Check for your School)

UI PG students’ exams stalled
The strike forced the University of Ibadan to stop
the examination of postgraduate students in
various faculties in the school.
One of our correspondents learnt that students in
the Department of Psychology were sent out,
while papers scheduled to be written in the
Faculty of the Social Sciences were cancelled.
ASUU members in the school voted to support the
strike at its referendum last week.
In a message sent to the Vice-Chancellor of the
institution, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, by the Chairman
of ASUU in the school, Dr Deji Omole, the union
said, “We write to inform you that the observance
of the strike action will include no teaching, no
examination, no supervision, no attendance of the
statutory meetings of any kind and other
academic matters. Our members will henceforth
withdraw their services till the end of the strike.”

*UNILAG, LASU to comply*
Academic activities at the University of Lagos
unfolded normally on Monday. However, the
UNILAG branch chairman of ASUU, Mr. Adelaja
Odukoya, said the university would comply with
the directive of the national ASUU from
He said, “We have to call a congress of our
members and brief them on the directive. We are
having a congress tomorrow (Tuesday). But we
do not have a choice in the matter. We were part
of the decision to call the strike.’’
A senior lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Lagos, who did not want to be
identified, said there was no lecture in the
department on Monday.
He said, “It is not just in the department but
throughout the university. The strike is effective.”
At the Lagos State University, our correspondent
observed that many offices and lecture halls were
locked at the Ojo campus; only a few students
were seen.
Although the development was attributed to the
one-week lecture-free directive of the
management of the university, the LASU ASUU
Chairman, Dr Isaac Oyewumi, however, said the
chapter would “comply fully with the directive.”
He said, “It is going to be total. I can assure you
that we are going to comply.’’

*UNIOSUN suspends exams*
The Osun State University has joined the
nationwide strike.
The strike coincided with the commencement of
the second semester examination at the
university, but the lecturers joined the strike after
agreeing to do so at the congress of the union.
The chairman of ASUU at the university, Dr. Seye
Abiona, could not be reached, but two lecturers
confirmed to our correspondent that the union
had joined the strike.

*Strike paralyses Ondo varsities*
ASUU members in some varsities in Ondo State
on Monday declared their willingness to join the
strike declared by the national body of the union.
*Academic activities were consequently paralysed* *in the Federal University of Technology, Akure;* *and the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba,Akoko, Ondo State*
The ASUU chairman of the AAUA, Dr Sola Fayose,
said the chapter would still call a congress.
He said, “It is the tradition of the union for strike
to be declared at the branch level; we have yet to
declare our own. We will call a congress
tomorrow (Tuesday).
Similarly, the ASUU chairman of FUTA, Dr Bola
Oniya, said, “We can’t go against the directive of
our national secretariat, we will comply here.”

*UNICAL, CRUTECH join action*
ASUU members in the University of Calabar and
the Cross River University of Technology on
Monday joined the nationwide strike.
Some students, however, claimed not to be aware
of the strike.
In UNICAL, some students said they had lectures
early in the day before academic activities were
A 400-level student in the Department of
Environmental Sciences, UNICAL, Mary Akpan,
urged the Federal Government to address the
union’s demands once and for all.
Another 100-level student of CRUTECH, Felix Udu,
said, “We are already preparing for our second
semester examination before this sudden stop in
academic activities. Nobody knows when the
strike will be called off,” he said.

*FUT Minna lecturers shun classrooms*
The Chairman of ASUU in the Federal University of
Technology Minna, Dr Ndanisa Mohammed, said
lecturers had complied totally.
Mohammed said that the university had set up 14
monitoring teams to ensure compliance.
He said, “We not making any demand from the
Federal Government; rather, we want them to
implement an agreement signed since 2009 and
the Memorandum of Understanding we had with
them since 2013.’’

*UMYU joins ASUU strike*
ASUU members in the Umaru Musa Ya’Adua
University (UMYU), Katsina, on Monday joined the
nationwide indefinite strike.
UMYU ASUU branch Chairman, Mahmud
Abdulsalam, confirmed the development to The
He said, “We at UMYU have decided to obey the
directive of our national executive. The strike will
be total.”
The spokesperson for the university, Fati Sanda,
said she was not aware of the strike.

*UNIBEN, AAU to join strike Wednesday*
Lecturers at the University of Benin and the
Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, in Edo State, on
Monday said they would join the strike on
At the UNIBEN, the chapter Chairman of the
union, Prof. Julius Iyasele, said the industrial
action would be implemented on Wednesday.
“By Wednesday, we will declare the strike here.
We will start our compliance on Wednesday,”
Iyasele added.
At AAU, it was gathered many students of the
institution had their lectures cancelled on
But the chairman of ASUU in the university, Prof.
Monday Igbafen, said, “We are part of the strike."

*UNIABUJA moves strike till Wednesday*
Academic activities are still going on at the
University of Abuja despite the nationwide strike
declared by the ASUU.
It was gathered that the UNIABUJA branch of
ASUU would meet to ratify the decision of the
national executive council of the union before
joining the strike.
The Uniabuja Chairman of ASUU, Dr Ben Ugheoke,
said the academic staff would comply with the
*Ebonyi varsity congress to decide*
Normal Academic Activities were in progress on
Monday at the Ebonyi State University (EBSU),
At the campuses of the institution in Presco,
Isieke, CASS and the permanent site, students
were seen receiving lectures.
The Chairman of ASUU EBSU, Dr Uche Onwe, said
ASUU EBSU would hold a congress on Wednesday
on the strike.

*ASUU P’Harcourt zone to comply*
The Coordinator, Port Harcourt Zone, ASUU, Prof.
Beke Sese, said the zone was in full agreement
with the nationwide strike called by the national
The zone comprises Rivers State University, Port
Harcourt, the Niger Delta University, Amassoma,
the Federal University, Otuoke, and the University
of Port Harcourt.
Speaking on the telephone, Sese said there would
be no academic activity until the government met
the union’s demands.”
But the Chairman, ASUU NDU, Dr Stanley Ogoun,
said the chapter ‘‘will meet on Wednesday to
declare it formally at the floor of the congress
slated for that day.’’
It was learnt that ASUU in FUO would meet on
Tuesday to formally join the strike.

*EKSU joins ASUU strike*
The Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, on Monday
joined the ASUU strike.
The second semester examination, which ought to
have commenced two weeks ago was again put
on hold.
Efforts to speak with the ASUU Chairman, Prof.
Olu Olu, proved abortive.

*Strike total in UNIUYO*
Many lecturers in the University of Uyo, Akwa
Ibom State, have complied with the ASUU strike.
A lecturer in the Department of Political Science,
Dr Frank Okon, said they voted to support the
strike on Friday.
A student in the Department of Philosophy told
our correspondent that since the school was on
vacation, the impact of the strike might not be
felt so much.

Mixed compliance from Sokoto
Students of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
Sokoto, sat for examinations on Monday despite
the ASUU strike.
However, a source told one of our correspondents
that ASUU UDUS would come out with a decision
on Wednesday.
At the Sokoto State University, there was total
compliance as all academic activities had
Dr Attahiru Sifawa, the Chairman of the Sokoto
State University ASUU, said, “Our chapter
members are in agreement with the directives
from the ASUU national headquarters.”
At the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State,
and the Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi
State respectively, the directive was of no effect
as academic activities were not interrupted.
It was gathered that ASUU in the two “baby
universities” had yet to be fully integrated into
the national body of ASUU.
The ASUU Chairman at Federal University, Gusau,
Dr Nasiru Anka, told The PUNCH that lecturers at
the university had yet to register and be
recognised by the national ASUU.
The Head, Information and Public Relations Unit,
Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Jamilu Magaji,
said, “The university is new and our staff have yet
to join any association of that nature.”

*Kwara shuns ASUU strike*
Academic activities continued on Monday in the
University of Ilorin and Kwara State University.
The factional Chairman, ASUU, UNILORIN, Dr
Usman Raheem, whose faction is recognised by
the UNILORIN management, said the branch did
not join the strike as it had not been part of the
national ASUU since 2001.
He, however, said the branch was in support of
the reason for the strike and urged the Federal
Government to honour the agreement it reached
with the national body of ASUU since 2009.
Another factional Chairman, ASUU, Dr Kunle
Afolayan, whose faction is recognised by the
national ASUU, said the executive of the branch
would meet on Tuesday (today) on the srike.
Afolayan said, “The strike has just been
announced so we are yet to set up the apparatus
to enforce it. It is from tomorrow (Tuesday) that
branches will meet on the strike.”
Also at KWASU, It was observed that not all the
students were on campus as the school resumed
academic activities on Monday.
The factional Chairman of ASUU, KWASU, Dr
Adesola Dauda, whose faction is recognised by
the national body of ASSU, said the branch did
not join the strike as it was still in observer
He said, “ASUU national is on strike but KWASU
is not on strike because we have just joined
ASUU and by the constitution we have to
The factional Chairman of ASUU, KWASU, Dr. Issa
Abdulraheem, who is recognised by KWASU
management, said the strike was not being
observed and would not hold in the institution.
Abdulraheem said, “On Wednesday we are going
to have a congress. One of the things we are
going to discuss is the issue that led to the
national ASUU strike. We will tell members why
we are not joining.”
*ASUU BUK paralyses activities*
The strike on Monday paralysed academic
activities at the Bayero University, Kano, as all
the lecture halls were padlocked.
A 400-level student of Accounting Department,
Samuel Abah, said he attended a lecture from
8am to 10am, adding that shortly after the
lecture, the ASUU strike commenced.
According to him, it was shortly followed by
locking of the lecture halls by union officials.
List OF Schools Yet to Comply With ASUU Strike, See Other Who has Complied (Check for your School) List OF Schools Yet to Comply With ASUU Strike, See Other Who has Complied (Check for your School) Reviewed by Olamide Abimbola on 8/16/2017 08:44:00 am Rating: 5

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