The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has called off a six-month-old strike by its union.
The institution made the announcement today, August 16, in a circular titled “Release to Staff and Students: Continuation of the First Semester of the 2021/2022 Academic Session,” which was signed by the University’s Registrar, Dr. Kayode Ogunleye. The institution also announced the start date for academic activities for the 2021/2022 academic session, which will be August 18, 2022.
The statement partly reads;
“Upon the directive of the Visitor to the university, the management, hereby, informs all staff and students that the university will continue its academic activities for the first semester of the 2021/2022 academic session on Thursday, August 18, 2022”.
While urging staff and students to abide by the directive, the statement further assured them that the amended academic calendar for the semester will soon be made available.
“On behalf of the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. M. 0. Liasu, I welcome all students back to the campus and wish them a crisis-free semester”, the statement added.
The management of the institution had earlier announced May 26, 2022, as the official resumption of academic activities some weeks ago. However, members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU in the school which had been on strike for the past six months, refused to resume academic activities despite the school management’s order.