Strike: Lectures Still Ongoing In OAU, No Cause For Alarm ― Management


Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife on Tuesday charged students of the institution to disregard the circular issued by a section of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) calling on its members to embark on strike from Monday, January 31, 2022.

The management of the university in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo by its Public Relations Officer, Mr Biodun Olanrewaju, charged students and parents to disregard the circular.

According to the statement, “the university management is using this medium to inform the general public, particularly our students, their parents or guardians, that overwhelming majority of the academic staff in OAU are NOT ON STRIKE neither do they have the intention of going on any strike action.

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“In actual fact, lectures are ongoing and students are being attended to by lecturers in their respective departments.

“In view of this, parents, guardians, alumni and friends of the university are assured of the uninterrupted academic calendar, as our students are advised to go about their normal academic activities because there is no cause for concern or alarm.

“In addition, the university management wishes to appreciate the majority of our lecturers who have the interest of the students at heart, and have been teaching and attending to students.”


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