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“We Are Not Going On Any ASUP Strike” – Ibadan Poly Lecturers Shun ASUP Strike

Lecturers Shun

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

ASUP had on Tuesday, declared an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of a new salary scheme for polytechnic lecturers.

Part of ASUP’s demands are implementation of a new salary scale for polytechnic lecturers and 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 ongoing nationwide industrial action called by the national body of ASUP.

A NAN correspondent, who visited the institution, observed that normal academic activities were going on, with students seen in their various classes receiving lectures.

One of the lecturers, Mr Biodun Akere, told NAN that the school calendar was still running, adding that students had been receiving lectures unhindered since the commencement of the second semester of 2019/2020 academic session.

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