The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has
suspended its 10-month old strike. The strike which started in
October 2013 was suspended today Saturday July 12th the
National Executive Council of the association.
Rising from a meeting this morning in Abuja, the ASUP NEC
decided to suspend the strike which has seen polytechnic
students stay at home in the last ten months.
The National Publicity Secretary of ASUP, Clement Chirman
announced the suspension and also stated that academic
activities would resume in all polytechnics nationwide from
Tuesday July 15th. The ASUP leadership held what it termed
a fruitful meeting with the newly sworn in Minister of
Education, Ibrahim Shekarau on Thursday July 10th.