The Educational Workers Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has disclosed that it’s going to nonetheless go forward with the deliberate nationwide strike tomorrow December 12th, 2018. This was made recognized by the Nationwide President of the union, Usman Dutse,throughout an interview with newsmen in Lagos. Mr Dutse mentioned the strike grew to become essential following the failure of the federal authorities to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements reached with the union.
In accordance with him, we’re commencing our strike tomorrow as scheduled. Every little thing is about and there’s no going again. He talked about that there’s an invite for a gathering on December 17, however the union will nonetheless begin the strike on Wednesday
“I don’t know what is going to occur on the assembly or what they’ve determined, however till we meet with them, we can’t predict. ”I don’t know what they plan to current till we meet with them,” he mentioned.
Mr Duste mentioned the strike can be complete and whole, till all points raised have been adequately addressed by the federal government including that every one members have been issued a discover to conform and down instruments by midnight of December 12. and there can be no educational actions in all of the polytechnics till additional discover.
He listed the calls for of the union to incorporate non-implementation of Want Evaluation stories of 2014 as agreed with the minister on the assembly of October 2017.
Renegotiation within the union’s 2010 settlement; non-release of arrears of CONTISS 15 migration for the decrease cadre; non-release of arrears of promotions and shortfalls in personnel releases in addition to non-payment of allowances.
Different agitations are non-payment of salaries in lots of state-owned polytechnics, non-payment of union test off dues, pension deductions and different statutory deductions from workers salaries to the suitable our bodies, proceed victimisation of union officers.