Breaking: Federal Polytechnic joins Strike, withdraws their services in a -week caution strike from May 16

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Federal Polytechnic joins Strike, withdraws their services in a -week caution strike from May 16

The educational workforce of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Kebbi, suspended their services on Monday for 2 weeks.

Federal Polytechnic joins Strike

They determined on the stop of the State Executive Council assembly of the Kebbi department of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).

“Following exhaustive deliberations, the union’s NEC resolved that contributors must withdraw their services in a -week caution strike from May 16,’’ chairman of the department, Zubairu Usman-Bashar, said.

Mr. Usman-Bashar careworn that the choice to droop educational sports became in keeping with directives of the National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUP.

“Government is completely privy to the non-launch of authorized revitalization fund of N15 billion to polytechnics eleven months after approval became given with the aid of using President Muhammadu Buhari.

“Other needs consist of the non-launch of arrears of the brand new minimal wage, particularly the ten months arrears to polytechnics.

“There is the non-compliance with authorized retirement age, non-deployment of authorized earnings structures, bad governance shape and problems of standards, especially in state-owned polytechnics,’’ Mr. Usman-Bashar said.

He appealed to public contributors to be triumphant at the authorities to do the requisite inside the weeks to keep away from an indefinite strike with the aid of using the union.

The chairman entreated mother and father and college students to exercising persistence because the strike remained the best possible alternative the union needed to press to satisfy agreements reached with the federal authorities.

Federal Polytechnic joins Strike, withdraws their services in a two-week warning strike from May 16
The academic staff of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Kebbi, suspended their services on Monday for two weeks.

They decided at the end of the State Executive Council meeting of the Kebbi branch of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).

“Following exhaustive deliberations, the union’s NEC resolved that members should withdraw their services in a two-week warning strike from May 16,’’ chairman of the branch, Zubairu Usman-Bashar, said.

Mr. Usman-Bashar stressed that the decision to suspend academic activities was in line with directives of the National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUP.

“Government is fully aware of the non-release of approved revitalization fund of N15 billion to polytechnics 11 months after approval was given by President Muhammadu Buhari.

“Other demands include the non-release of arrears of the new minimum wage, especially the 10 months arrears to polytechnics.
“There is the non-compliance with approved retirement age, non-deployment of approved salary structures, poor governance structure and issues of standards, particularly in state-owned polytechnics,’’ Mr. Usman-Bashar said.

He appealed to public members to prevail on the government to do the needful within the two weeks to avoid an indefinite strike by the union.

The chairman urged parents and students to exercise patience as the strike remained the only viable option the union had to press to fulfill agreements reached with the federal government.

 

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Originally posted 2022-05-17 05:46:55.

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