Auchi Poly postpones resumption indefinitely – Nigerian Observer


AUCHI – The management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, has postponed the new academic session indefinitely.

Registrar of the institution, Dr. Godwin Ihionkhan, made this known in a statement yesterday in Auchi, Edo state.

According to the statement,”This is to inform staff and students that resumption for the new academic session has been postponed indefinitely.”

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) had vowed to continue with its nationwide industrial action despite a ₦15billion offered by the Federal Government.

According to ASUP’s President, Anderson Ezeibe, the strike would still continue.

ASUP had on April 6 declared a strike, demanding the implementation of a new salary scheme for polytechnic lecturers.

ASUP had explained that its decision to down tool was to draw the attention of government to the nine basic needs of the union, adding that the need to release the 10 months in arrears of the new minimum wage owed its members in Federal Polytechnics and the implementation of same in the several States yet to implement the new minimum wage.



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