Asup Strike Asks its Members to Resume Work

ASUP strike of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its two-week warning strike. The union made this known and instructed its members to pick up their academic pursuits again the following month.

About the ASUP Strike Actions

Today is the first day of work, under the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics’ (ASUP) directive to its members.

Remember that the union went on a two-week warning strike on May 16, 2022, to protest the Federal Government’s failure to uphold certain provisions of a memorandum of action it signed with the union in 2021.

The union said it has observed significant fulfilment of its demands in a statement yesterday that was signed by Abdullahi Yelwa, ASUP’s national publicity secretary.

ASUP Strike Looms As Federal Govt Cannot Release N15 Billion Revitalisation Funds

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) leadership has stated that if the federal government does not transfer the agreed-upon N15 billion as revitalisation funding into the country’s public polytechnics, the ASUP may go on strike.

The union’s press secretary, Mr. Abdullahi Yalwa, released a statement on Sunday following the union’s 101st regular National Executive Council meeting, which took place at the Gateway ICT Polytechnic in Saapade, Ogun State.

The lecturers said they would not give any warning strike again before going into total and indefinite industrial action should the government continue not to yield to meet its own terms of the last agreement reached with the union in April. 

Has Asup Been Called off Strike 2022?

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has ended its two-week warning strike and ordered that classes would resume on Monday, May 30, 2022, at all public polytechnics in Nigeria.

Is Polytechnic on Strike 2022?

On May 16, 2022, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics will begin a warning strike that will last until May 30, 2022.

Are Polytechnics in Nigeria on Strike?

According to the union, four of its demands to the administration saw movement. The “two-week definitive warning strike” started on May 16.

Therefore, has been suspended, according to the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), an umbrella organisation of lecturers at polytechnics in Nigeria.

Has Federal Government Paid Asup?

The Federal Government has received praise from the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) for paying its members’ arrears on the National Minimum Wage (NMWA).

What is the Meaning of Asup?

A SHORT PROFILE OF THE POLYTECHNICS ACADEMIC STAFF UNION (ASUP) An officially recognised trade union is the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in Nigeria (CAP 437 of 1990). The Union is an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

Does ASUU Strike Affect Polytechnic?

Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this announcement in response to inquiries about the ongoing ASUU strike from labour correspondents in Abuja. 

He said universities would receive N23.5 billion, polytechnics N6 billion, and colleges of education N4 billion, for roughly N34 billion.

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