The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Sunday threatened to resume its nationwide strike over the Federal Government’s “unsatisfactory” implementation of the agreement signed by both parties.
The union was protesting the poor state of public polytechnics and monotechnics and non-payment of 10 months’ arrears of the new minimum wage.
ASUP suspended its nationwide strike in June.
The union’s Publicity Secretary, Abdullahi Yalwa, said in a statement that the union discussed the report on the implementation of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the federal government during the 101st Regular meeting of its National Executive Council held at the Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State.
According to him, the union expressed dismay at the government’s “lethargic approach” towards the implementation of some items in the MoA despite its decision to suspend the strike for three months.
The spokesman said the union would not give any warning again to the government if it fails to address its demands