UNIPORT’s crisis will persist without governing council – ASUU

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned that the myriads of problems hampering the progress of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) would persist if the Federal Government failed to constitute a Governing Council for the university.

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Giving the warning on Tuesday after an enlarged meeting of the union, ASUU UNIPORT insisted that the continuous running of the university without a governing council was a flagrant violation of the University Autonomy Act.

ASUU Chairman, UNIPORT, Dr. Austen Sado, who read the position of the union at the ASUU Secretariat Auditorium, said they were disappointed that the government inaugurated governing councils of 13 universities but completely left out UNIPORT.

Sado said that by such neglect, the government had given the impression that it was in support of alleged violation of due process in the university’s system.

He said: “We rely on the University Autonomy Act, which stipulates that once a governing council is dissolved, another council shall almost immediately be constituted as if the council were not dissolved ab initio.

“We are disappointed that the government inaugurated governing councils of 13 universities but completely left out the constitution of a governing council for the University of Port Harcourt. To allow the vacuum created by the dissolution of the governing council to subsist is tacit approval of the rapacious acts of officers of the university system.

“If the government truly intends to solve the myriads of problems in the University of Port Harcourt and put the university on the pedestal of excellence in teaching and research, then the governing council is an indispensable part of that equation. We, therefore, call on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a governing council for the university”.

Sado further faulted the ongoing recruitment of employees in the university saying it was contrary to all known procedures and conditions for the appointment and promotion of staff in the university system.

Sado said a few individuals hijacked the recruitment exercise without modicum of equity and transparency accusing such individuals of peddling falsehood that the movement gave waivers to the university not to advertise vacancies.

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