The failure of the Federal Government to implement all the agreements it entered with the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) since 2016 has unavoidably forced the union to call for an indefinite strike starting on Monday.
Reports say the union came to an agreement to embark on the indefinite strike following the outcome of the National Executive Council meeting of ASUP held on Saturday at the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State.
Members of the union while lamenting their fate are of the opinion that the FG did not consider it necessary to address the demands for improved funding of polytechnic education in the country over the years.
While briefing newsmen after the emergency meeting in Kaduna State, ASUP President, Usman Dutse, and Zone A Coordinator, Kabiru Yunusa, said the union had given the FG enough time to address their demands.
Dutse further said the union had no choice than to embark on an indefinite strike after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum issued earlier was as usual ignored by the FG.
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