We reported yesterday that ASUP Strike will continue until further notice since the Federal Government do not agree with ASUP terms. (are the really fighting for the benefit of the students or for their selfish gain?)And also the National Association of Polytechnics Students (NAPs) has also announced that on the 1st of July, 2013 if the strike is not called off, there will be massive peaceful protest in Abuja and all the poly students who are tired of staying at home are encourage to be part of it. But from what we can see below, some students are not ready to wait until 1st July. Also Arewa Youth asked the Minister of Education to resign if the strike is not called off… Read Full Details HERE
The ancient city of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital was, yesterday, shut down for hours when the students of polytechnics in Ogun State protested the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics, SSANIP.
The students, numbering over 200, drawn from three polytechnics in Ilaro, Igbesa and Abeokuta under the auspices of National Association of Polytechnics Students, Ogun State axis blocked some major roads in the ancient city.
Armed with placards with inscriptions such as: ‘Government please. don’t jeopardise our future’, ‘Government, don’t destroy polytechnics’, ‘Federal Government please save our souls’ and ‘Our lecturers deserve the best’ among others.
The aggrieved students caused gridlock in Panseke, Oke-Ilewo, Ibara, Kuto and Oke-Mosan.
Some travellers who were going to Abeokuta as well as those leaving the city were held up in the traffic jam for hours as the students used their school buses to block Presidential boulevard along Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta .
Attempt by the students to enter the governor’s office in Oke-Mosan was, however, unsuccessful as security men shut the gates against them. It took the intervention of policemen who persuaded the aggrieved students to free the road. Read the full article at vanguard Newspaper website from the article source below.
Article Source: VanguardNgr
The Polytechnic students are all chanting that they are tired of staying at home… we will still keep our fingers cross and hope this strike be called off before June. ALuta Continua….
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