BREAKING: Osodeke Re-elected as ASUU National President


Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has unanimously elected Professor Emmanuel Osodeke to a second two-year term as their national president.

The re-election took place during the 22nd National Delegates Conference of ASUU, held at the University of Jos, Plateau State, from May 19 to 21, 2023.

Professor Osodeke, who hails from the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture in Umudike, Abia State, emerged unopposed.

Alongside Osodeke, the union members also re-elected Chris Piwuna, a highly regarded Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor from the College of Medicine at the University of Jos, as the Vice President.

The conference witnessed the re-election of several other prominent figures in ASUU’s national leadership.

Among them were Professor Siji Sowande, retaining his position as Treasurer; Professor Ade Adejumo, continuing his role as Financial Secretary; Dr Austen Sado, retaining the position of Investment Secretary; and Dr Adamu Babayo, maintaining his role as Internal Auditor. Additionally, Dr Aisha Bawa was elected as the new Welfare Secretary, replacing Dr Stella-Maris Okey.

Osodeke while speaking after the National Delegates Conference described it as successful.

He said “We have finished with our national delegates conference in Jos. It was successful. We are on our way back to Abuja. We will issue a statement regarding the conference and my re-election and other national officers when we get back to our station . Thank you”

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