The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has declared a nationwide strike from April 6, 2021 over alleged ‘’tradition of neglect by authorities on points affecting the technological schooling sub sector.’’
ASUP President, Anderson U Ezeibe, informed repeorters at the end of the 99th meeting of the Nationwide Govt Council of the union at Hassan Usman Polytechnic, Katsina the industrial action was knowledgeable by six key components affecting polytechnic schooling.
He said government has persistently failed to handle them over time.
The problems, in response to him, embody non- implementation of ASUP/FG settlement of 2010, non-payment of salaries and arrears of the brand new minimal wage in some state-owned Polytechnics, amongst others.
Whereas additionally admitting a gathering with the Federal Authorities has been held in October 2020 on among the pending issues, the union nonetheless insisted the outcome of the meeting was a write off as authorities did not implement the resolutions reached
The union additional listed 10 situations below which the proposed April 6 industrial action could also be referred to as off to incorporate
Implementation of the NEEDS Evaluation report of 2014, reconstitution of the Governing Councils of Polytechnics, launch of Promotional areas in federal Polytechnics, amongst others.