Over 14 aspirants are contesting for the Chairperson of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
The aspirants were cleared on Thursday by the Electoral Screening Committee, headed by Convener, ASUU-NAU Electoral Committee, Comrade Tochukwu Orji-Okafor and the Zonal Coordinator, ASUU Owerri Zone, Comrade Uzor Onyebinama.
The aspirants are vying to replace Comrade Steve Ufoaroh, whose tenure would expire in July.
The contestants are: Okenwa CY Ogbodo, Peter Okoye ,Uboji Kingsley, Uju Ezenekwe, Etega Harrison, Darlington N. Onyejike, Joseph C. Senator Onyejiaka
Others are: Osita Nnajiofor, Okegbe Theophilus O., Amaka Metu ATM, Nnubia Innocent, Chinenye Okey-Onyesolu, Tonia Chigbo Obasi and Gideon Ezu
Daily Vendor learnt that the university management is interested in Dr Uju Ezenekwe or Okenwa CY Ogbodo for the ASUU helmsman in the institution, while majority of ASUU members are rooting for Prof Kingsley Uborji.
The ASUU election is scheduled for July in the university.