The newly elected Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) Kwara State University KWASU Branch, has advocated for constant dialogue between the management and Staff Unions in the Institutions as a means of resolving issues affecting all staff.
Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Shia, who made this call in his acceptance speech after he was declared the winner of SSANU Chairmanship election, said Dialogue was an important tool for effective unionism in the 21st Century promising to explore and create channels for dialogue between the association and the Management of KWASU in order to improve the welfare of members.
Mr. Shia added that as a pioneer staff of the University, he knew the needs and aspirations of non - teaching staf, and as Chairman of KWASU Branch of SSANU he would always protect the interests of members of the association.
While commending the out – going interim Chairman,Mrs. Mariam Ahmed,for organising a transparent election, the new Chairman of SSANU, KWASU Branch, thanked members of the association for their support and urged them to continue to give his administration the needed support.
The election which was held at the mini convocation Arena of the University on the 4th of September 2019 saw the election of other executive members into different offices. Among those elected include, Mr. Abdulsalam Kannike as Vice Chairman, Mr. Moshood Omojasolaas Secretary, Mrs. Felicia Tsado as Financial Secretary and Mr. Nma Suleiman as Assistant Financial Secretary. Also elected were Mr. Abubakar Jimoh as Treasurer, Mr. Muhammed Kudu Abubakar as Public Relations Officer PRO and Mrs. Latifah Ranti Abdulkadir as Women Leader.