Education

BREAKING: ASUP Announces Date To Begin Nationwide Strike

BREAKING: ASUP Announces Date To Begin Nationwide Strike

Information reaching us that, The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has declared a nationwide strike from April 6, 2021 over alleged ‘’culture of neglect by government on issues affecting the technological education sub sector.’’

ASUP President, Anderson U Ezeibe, told reporters at the end of the 99th meeting of the National Executive Council of the union at Hassan Usman Polytechnic, Katsina the industrial action was informed by six key factors affecting polytechnic education.

BREAKING: ASUP Announces Date To Begin Nationwide Strike
BREAKING: ASUP Announces Date To Begin Nationwide Strike

He stated government has consistently failed to address them over the years.

ASUP Announces Date To Begin Nationwide Strike that will commence fully if nothing do about it.

Read Also: 21-year-old Man Jailed 10 Years For Raping 5-year-old Girl To Death, Photos

The issues, according to him, include non- implementation of ASUP/FG agreement of 2010, non-payment of salaries and arrears of the new minimum wage in some state-owned Polytechnics, among others.

While also admitting a meeting with the Federal Government has been held in October 2020 on some of the pending issues, the union however insisted the outcome of the meeting was a write off as government failed to implement the resolutions reached

The union further listed 10 conditions under which the proposed April 6 industrial action may be called off to include: Implementation of the NEEDS Assessment report of 2014, reconstitution of the Governing Councils of Polytechnics, release of Promotional

About the author

admin

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *