Suspending ASUP Strike Depends on FG – Asumogba

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), on Wednesday said that it was making progress in discussions with the Federal Government over its ongoing indefinite strike.

This was made know to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by ASUP President, Mr Chibuzor Asumogba.

In a telephone interview in Lagos, Mr Chibuzor Asumogba said on when to suspend the strike would, solely depend on the final outcome of the talks.

His words, “Our members are holding forth; we are making progress with our discussion with the Federal Government and the talks still continue”.

You migh want to know, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) recently embarked on a strike as they claim Federal Government is not honest about fulfilling the promises made to them.

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13 COMMENTS

  1. Nice write up dear. For me to rebuild our education, we must go bach to the basics. Emphasis should be placed on primary education.This among other things is owing to the fact that whatever one learns at that stage of development, He or she grows with it. I have said this repeatedly on my blog and I believe that is the way to go. God bless Nigeria!

  2. Am very disappointed at the Media’s Total blackout on the issue of ASUP Strike since the Begining of this Strike today is its the 39th day, and yet the Media have decided not to Air it or bring it out as a National Headline in our Dailies and i could remember when ASUU was on strike it was a day to day headline and always shown on air, seems we are on a “FIRE WITHOUT SMOKE MISSION” Its very alarming that up till now the federal government have not said or done anything as regards to this Strike……which have already disorganised our academic calender.How can the ASUP go on a Strike with people who are less concerned of our welfare. If the Media made this issue a day to day Headline the federal government would have at least shown some concern. The Media Disappointing us.

  3. you are right edward. Our media are never focused on priority values other than to publish what does not add value to human. Let’s shout it ourselves to FG if our unsupportive media cannot help. Thanks

  4. It is a pity that the asup strike has not given FG enough reason to be sensitive to the demands of ASUP which are expected to developmental increase polytechnic institutions, across the nigerian state, academically, technologically. FG please look into our plights, we are home-sick!

  5. The federal Government’s total negletion over ASUP strike has clearly shown that with due respect, we hv illiterate leaderz who dosn’t knw what’s best for the country they Governed. Am ashamed of them. They’ve made me home sick

  6. If only they have their children in polythecnics, they wouldn’t just go on an indefinite strike without enough persuation. Now jamb has realesed the cut-off mark 4 poly admissions, how on earth can students be admitted wen al d federal poly are on strike..2 worsen it al our supposed spokesperson(d nans president is no more), d media are nt helping in any way neither are d so called asup officials making an tangible move in favour of d students, al they re fighting 4 is how 2 enlarge there pockets everyday nt mindin d kind of troubles they re getting students into. God of Nigerian polythecnic students, our help is ur hands..

  7. well as they said that ”De devil you no is better than de angel you dont no” this strike hav shown to us that fed govt do not even recoginse de people in poly niether is those in media house eva talk about it 4once but look @ ASUU just a day of indefinite strike is all over every news paper.Pls FG come to our rescue 3months @ home doing nothing is nt 3days