The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ibadan branch on Tuesday re-elected Dr Deji Omole as Chairman of the branch for a second term of two years.
Omole in his response called on Nigerians to stand up for their rights and hold the present government accountable for promises not kept.
He noted that ASUU is unlike Nigerian politician who will say one thing and do another, saying the union of intellectuals would always fight for the right of the downtrodden.
Omole noted that current administration seems to be taking Nigerians for a ride and prioritizing the lives of cows more than the enshrined right to live of Nigerians in the constitution saying that Nigerians must be ready to hold government accountable for their lapses.
The decision was of Omole’s re-election was taken at the biennial congress of the Union held at Art Theater of the Premier University presided over by the Zonal Coordinator, Dr Ade Adejumo.
Omole who had championed several ASUU struggles in the last two years of his chairmanship got a nod to continue owing to what the Congress described as exemplary performance.
The chairman of the Electoral Committee, Professor Akinpelu Olanrewaju Olutayo stated that all the positions were not contested for and were returned unopposed.
Returned for a second term are Deji Omole (Chairman), Dapo Adewole (VC), Olamakinde Olapegba (Secretary), Femi Akewula (Asst. Sec), Komolafe (PRO), Femi Ayoola (Treasurer), Sola Olawoye (Fin Sec), Fred Oshiname (Internal Auditor), Femi Olatoye (Investment Sec), Monica Odinko (Welfare Officer);
New additions to the executive are Ayo Akinwole (Investment Officer), Seun Garuba (Welfare Officer).
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