The Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter of the Educational Workers Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has joined the indefinite strike declared by the nationwide physique on Wednesday.
Dr. Aliyu Ibrahim, ASUP Chairman, Kaduna Polytechnic chapter, mentioned that the chapter completely complied with the directive of the nationwide physique.
He defined, “We’ll stay on strike till directed in any other case by our nationwide executives.”
Although, Kaduna Polytechnic has been on break and was anticipated to renew tutorial actions in January.
A lot of the college students, who spoke on the brand new improvement, appealed to the federal authorities to dialogue with the union and resolve all gray areas in an effort to guarantee regular tutorial programme within the nation’s increased establishments.
A pupil, who hunted for anonymity mentioned, “Steps should be taken by the federal authorities, stakeholders and authorities of upper establishments within the nation to arrest the incessant strikes which have turn out to be the order of the day in Nigeria.
“It’s only in Nigeria that authorities and authorities of establishments don’t worth the way forward for college students that’s the reason if college college students usually are not at dwelling due to strike, it will likely be Polytechnic college students or college students of Schools of training.
“It’s a widespread factor that these from effectively to do mother and father go to overseas international locations the place you’ve got regular system of educational programmes whereas majority of us proceed to endure on issues we all know nothing about.”
An applicant, who has utilized for admission within the college known as on each events to go to the negotiation desk and iron issues out.
“I’ve stayed at dwelling for fairly too lengthy and hoping to safe admission in Kaduna Polytechnic. The strike, if extended will have an effect on my likelihood of securing admission this session,” he lamented.
Mr Usman Dutse, the Nationwide President of Educational Workers Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, had on Tuesday directed all members of the union to embark on the nation-wide indefinite strike on Wednesday.
Dutse mentioned that the strike turned needed following the failure of the Federal Authorities to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements reached with the union.