Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic [ ASUP ] To Commence An Indefinite Strike…

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The Academic staff Union of polytechnic ( ASUP ) in Nigeria will be enhancing on an indefinite strike, the strike will commence on Monday, 13th November 2017 with the sole aim of persuading the government to reach an agreement. ASUP has accused the Nigerian government  for treating polytechnic education with disdain and levity…

The strike is been raised by the emergency meeting of its National Executive Council, ASUP has said that they got no other choice than to embark on the indefinite strike as the government has failed to comply with them giving the 21 days ultimatum..

They added that the conciliatory meeting organised by the the Federal Ministry of Labour  failed  to give them  a good impression over what was initially agreed on, and it result is odd to them now…
Comrade Usman Y. Dutse also who is the president of  National ASUP, has  accused the government of using endless verification exercise to delay the payment of entitlement of members of the Union, The National president, Comrade Usman Y. Dutse has said that the government shouldn’t be taking the deal of verification to deny workers their right ….
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Academic Staff Union of  polytechnic  [ ASUP ] has publicly declared of their indefinite strike that will commence on the date of the Monday, 13th November, 2017, the Union will be embarking on the strike in other for the government to comply with their initial agreement that was made..
The government has been doing some thorough instigation in many seat recently and president of the Union Usman has accused the government for using that as an excuse for not paying good attention to their workers….

The Union and government  had an initial 21 days ultimatum but their failed in reaching a verbal agreement…

Comrade Usman said that this agreement they have been fighting for has been since 2014 and the government has failed to comply with it and everything that they are bargaining for is not working to their standard due to the inability of the government to comply with them…
These are some of the issues that was raised by the Union, non implementation of the NEEDS assessment report recommended the injection of N6.5 billion in the polytechnic education in 2014, adding that this has risen to about N8 billion, adding that without Imo, emerging the report, the essence of using tax payers money to embark on the exercise is wasted…
Comrade also said that  the issue of Non-passage of the Amendment Bill of the Polytechnic. Adding that the delay and indifference to the passage of the bill is viewed as a ploy to fester chaos and continued crises in the sector.. Recall that the bill  passed through public hearing since 2016.
One wonders why an all important bill such as this remain unattached to even when assurance have been extracted from the senate committee on this bill, our regulatory agencies and ministry of education…
The indefinite ASUP strike will commence on Monday 13th, November 2017…. READ MORE HERE..

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