ASUP strike paralyses academic activities at Auchi Poly

by AljazirahNigeria | November 14, 2017 2:26 am

Academic activities have been paralysed in Auchi Polytechnic following the strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics which began on Monday.

The chairman of the Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Justin Momodu, said in Auchi that the chapter’s strike followed the directive issued by the national body of the union.

He said the strike was to compel the Federal Government to honour the agreement it had reached with the union, adding that ”government has not demonstrated its preparedness to honour the agreement”.

“The Auchi branch of ASUP has complied with the strike directive because the Federal Government has refused to meet our demands.

“We have shown enough patience and if the government still fails to meet our demands, the strike will be total,” he said.

The union leader vowed that his members would continue with the strike until the Federal Government yielded to their demands.

Also, the chairman, Strike Implementation Monitoring Committee, Mr George Okosun, said the committee was set up to enforce the strike.

 

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