ASUP has Given Fresh Update on Strike – see Details below :
GoldenNewsNg gathered that the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Anderson Ezeibe, has said the union will continue its indefinite strike until the Federal Government meets its demands.
Ezeibe stated this during his visit to the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State to observe the level of compliance with the strike by the union’s members.
ASUP had on April 6 embarked on a nationwide
Among the demands of the union are the implementation of the ASUP/FG agreement of 2010, and the payment of salaries and arrears of the new minimum wage in some state-owned polytechnics.
Others are the implementation of the NEEDS Assessment Report of 2014 and reconstitution of governing councils of polytechnics.
“Our members should continue to believe in the union the way they have been doing, we have very supportive members as you can see; the strike is in full swing.
“Every polytechnic is observing the strike and compliance level is very high. We will continue to persevere; victory is around the corner,” Ezeibe said in a statement.