The Academic Staff Union of the Polytechnics, ASUP, has embark on a two-week warning strike with effect from Monday, May 16.
The imminent declaration of strike came after the expiration of one month ultimatum given by ASUP to the Federal Government on April 4 till May 4 in expiration.
Addressing journalists on Wednesday on the status of its engagement with the government, after its emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Abuja, the President of ASUP, Anderson Ezeibe, said the that the decision to proceed on strike was as a result of the government inability to address their nine points demands.
Ezeibe called on the public to prevail on the government to do the needful within the two weeks period so as to avoid an indefinite shut down of the sector.
Recall that this platform published the agitations of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics.[carousel_slide id='8496']