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ASUP Strike Update: Poly Strike will Continue until our demands are met- Asup


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 Update on ASUP vs FG Strike, 1st July, 2013

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has vowed to continue with the ongoing strike until the Federal Government meets all its demands, saying the nonchalant attitude of government towards the demands of the union warranted strike in the first place.

According to the resolutions of the 74th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the union, held at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, and signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Clement, and made available to Nigerian Tribune in Jos, the  union also frowned at the leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and called on the governors to conduct themselves in line with democratic principles in order to safeguard the political future of the nation.

It condemned  the dichotomy against polytechnic graduates at entry and in career progression in public service and called for a level-playing ground for graduates from the various tertiary sectors.

The union also rejected the discriminatory cut-off points for candidates seeking admission into Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education and called for harmonisation of the cut-off points into tertiary institutions in the country.

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We reported that the Poly Students will be conducting a peaceful protest at Abuja, today 1st July, 2013. But as at the time of publishing this news, we are yet to receive any news if the campaign will still take place. For all poly students, freebrowsinglink.com will keep you informed.

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12 Comments

  • ASUP,Please suspend this strike lets finish our first semester exams, if u guys care for the good of our future. Fed poly Idah,kogi state.

  • pls help tell the FG to look and consider with the demand of asup in order to call off the strike. Becos my look for admission fss oyo but i don’t know where to start becos of the strike. The minister shuold do about it. Thant you.

  • the FG should do something abt dis, if not this years crime rate will surpass dat of other years.(youthful restivity)!

  • Pls ASUP if anything can b done,pls do it we are tired of staying @ home….i hav already lost d zeal to read ahead of d exam which i dnt knw if it wil take place dis yr @ all….pls hear d cries of d student please for God sake

  • Pla govment try and reason with asup…for d well being of d country u are protecting…..how can our education sector crumble like dis? Pls watch ur concience…..federal polytechnic offa

  • Fed Govt remains silent cos non of their children are schooling in Nigeria, but I pray one day……..