Skip to main content

ASUP To Commence Indefinite Strike

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, weekend, threatened to embark on indefinite strike from Wednesday if the Federal Government failed to attend to all pending issues raised in its ultimatum. ASUP had on February 11, issued a two-week strike notice to the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reachedwith the union over four years ago, or it would compel members to down tools.
UNILAGPROTESTRecall that the lecturers suspended an almost one year strike last year, following promises made by
Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, but the union said none of the items on their list of demands had been settled.

Addressing journalists after its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Abuja, President of ASUP, Comrade Chibuzor Asomugha, also demanded the immediate dissolution of Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra State and that of Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State for allegedly creating avoidable problems in their institutions.

Some of the demands of ASUP which government had refused to attend to, according to Dr. Asomugha, include the continued discrimination against polytechnic graduates, both in the public service and the labour market in Nigeria and the non-release of white paper on visitation to federal polytechnics.
The non-implementation of CONTISS 15 migration for the lower cadres and its arrears as from 2009 when salary structure was approved, the non-establishment of a National Polytechnic Commission, NPC, and the “wrongful   recognition” of the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, as the regulatory body for polytechnics. The lecturers also want more funding for polytechnics, appointment of competent people into governing councils and adequate funding of state polytechnics by their various owners.
Source: Vanguard Nigeria 


Share this information with friends... 

Popular posts from this blog

Check Your 2013/2014 Admission Status On Jamb Website

JAMB, the official body charged with the responsibility of registering, organizing and administering unified entrance examinations to applicants for admission into tertiary schools in Nigeria today August 29th, 2013 released admission status check for prospect students who did excellently well in the 2013 UTME nationwide.

Thus, irrespective of whether or not admission list has been released by a particular school, candidates who applied for that school can now check through JAMB to know if they

List of Schools in Nigeria That Admits Students Who Did Not Choose Them in JAMB C.B.T

Today, I would love to share with you, the names and list of Nigeria Universities, Polytechnics, where students Can Write POST UTME Exam and Get Admission Without Choosing Them As Your School Of Choice. This article contains the names of all tertiary institutions in Nigeria, where students can write their Post UTME examination and Get Admission without choosing the school as their school of preference in JAMB.
Take note that there are so many