Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics commences an indefinite strike.

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has commenced an indefinite strike over poor funding.

According to the union,the action followed the failure of the Federal Government to address the sorry state of polytechnics and monotechnics as well as the expiration of the ultimatum issued since March 2020.

The ASUP President, Anderson Ezeibe, who announcing the industrial action at a briefing in Abuja on Tuesday said academic activities had been shut down in all polytechnics and like institutions nationwide with effect from 12am on April 6.

The President said the decision to withdraw services was reached at the Union’s 99th National Executive Council (NEC) in Katsina State a forth night ago.

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