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UI ASUU Orders Members to Boycott Convocation, 72nd foundation Day Ceremonies

The University of Ibadan Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has on Tuesday advised its members to shun the 2020 Convocation and the foundation laying ceremonies of the Premier University.

This was contain in a release signed by the Chairman Professor Ayo Akinwole maintained that the decision of the Union is informed by the fact that the holding of the convocation ceremonies is against the laid down rules that guilds the ongoing Industrial action.

Akinwole maintained that the Union is left with no options than to “advise members not to be in attendance or participate in the preparation for and the actualization of the said convocation and 72nd foundation Day Ceremonies”.

Report have it the Union has written to the outgoing Vice Chancellor to that effect.

“The notice for the university of Ibadan 2020 Graduation and 72 foundation Day ceremonies come to our attention on Saturday 7thNovember, 2020. In the spirit of the current ASUU strike, holding graduation ceremonies at this time would be a violation of the principle of the ongoing strike…to rescue public university education in Nigeria. To the best of our knowledge, there was no request for a waiver for such to take place in the University of Ibadan”

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