UNILORIN, UI, others set up committee to enforce strike action

Academic activities have been paralysed on University of Ibadan, Ladoke Akintola University and University of Ilorin campuses as lecturers continue to prosecute the one-month strike declared by their Union to pressure government to sign renegotiated conditions of service for lecturers among other demands.

The universities which are in the Ibadan Zone of the Union held their respectively congresses presided over by their chairpersons with a resolve to ensure that lecturers would not teach nor attend any statutory meeting while the strike lasts.

The congresses which were presided over the Professors Ayo Akiwole (UI), Olaniran Abiodun (LAUTECH) and Moyosore Ajao (UNILORIN) ended with the activation of strike monitoring committees to ensure that all members obey the directive of the Union.

The strike is already having effect on activities relating to academics and processing of final oral examinations for doctoral students and academic seminars are put on hold until after the strike.

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