The Congress of University Academics (CONUA), a faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it has opened its branch at the University of Port Harcourt.
The groups South-South National Deputy Coordinator 1, Iyawe Hanson, announced this to journalists at a briefing in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
According to Mr Hanson, CONUA decided to open its branch in UNIPORT due to a lack of principles of justice, fairness, probity, and equity in its former body.
“Also, the loss of accountability, transparency, non adherence to constitutional provisions and erasure of the right of members to freely express their views led to the formation of CONUA.
“Academic unionism in the country has failed to evolve and provide the necessary academic leadership and rational thoughts…