Ibadan Poly Lecturers Shun ASUP Indefinite Strike

 Ibadan Poly Lecturers Shun ASUP Indefinite Strike

Lecturers at the Polytechnic, Ibadan have shunned the nationwide industrial action embarked upon the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).

The Union had on Tuesday, declared an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of a new salary scheme for Polytechnic Lecturers.

ASUP is also demanding payment of salaries and allowances to Lecturers owed by some State Governments.

Lecturers at the Polytechnic, Ibadan, however said that they were not part of the on-going nationwide industrial action called by the national body of ASUP.

A visit to the institution revealed that normal academic activities were going on, with Students seen in their various classes receiving Lectures.

One of the Lecturers, Mr Biodun Akere, told newsmen that the School Calendar was still running, adding that Students had been receiving lectures unhindered since the commencement of the second semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Session. When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Alhaji Soladoye Adewole said that the institution’s Lecturers were not on strike and that normal academic activities were going on unabated.

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