Saraki Commends ASUP For Calling Off Strike

Saraki lauds ASUP for courage to return to work

Senator Bukola Saraki has commended members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) for calling off its 10 months old strike.

He described the development a great news to the academic community.

“I specially congratulate all students in various institutions across Kwara, I also hail the courage of ASUP for calling off the 10-month nation-wide strike and return to work; this is good news for the academic community and the society at large,” the former governor said.

He also applauded the incumbent, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed for prioritising the welfare of the youths especially, students.

”I commend our governor, Alhaji Ahmed for his keen and fatherly interest in educational development in Kwara State which he has demonstrated through the appointment of the SA Students’ Matters.”

Ahmed appointed Patrick Adewumi Adekunle as Special Assistant on Students’ Matters.

In a statement released in Ilorin, yesterday, Saraki said: “Congratulations to the newly appointed Special Assistant on Students’ Matters to the Kwara State governor, Comrade Patrick Adewumi Adekunle from Oke-Ero; the appointment is timely and well deserved gesture from the state government which places students as integral part of our society.”