ASUU Calls UNIOSUN Online Matriculation A Scam, UNIOSUN Reacts

ASUU Calls UNIOSUN Online Matriculation A Scam, UNIOSUN Reacts

The management of Osun State University has reiterated that the just concluded virtual matriculation which is the first of its kind in the history of Nigerian University system was a huge success. This was coming after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) described the ceremony as a scam.

According to the Ibadan Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Ade Adejumo, the Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Labode Popoola, was aiming to use the matriculation to get financial favour from the federal government. He stated that the University had succeeded in exposing the hapless students whose parents are experiencing non-payment of salaries, amputated salaries, disengagement and rightsizing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world to be exploited by cyber cafe operators. as UNIOSUN cannot compete effectively as it lacks the infrastructure to execute e-learning delivery.

ASUU Calls UNIOSUN Online Matriculation A Scam, UNIOSUN Reacts

In response to this, UNIOSUN in a press release signed by the University’s Public Relations Officer, of the University, Ademola Adesoji, the Osun state-owned University said all the requirements of a matriculation ceremony were met in the virtual matriculation ceremony that was conducted and the University had 99% of the matriculating students connected and participated in the matriculating exercise.

The statement reads: “The management of Osun State University hereby states that the virtual matriculation which is the first of its kind in the history of Nigerian University system was a huge success. One of ASUU’s zonal coordinators’ statement has no valid fact and evidence so we consider it as baseless, which ordinarily should be ignored.

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