After 81 days of inactivity, polytechnic
students across the country are expected to
return to their classrooms as the Academic
Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) suspends its strike yesterday.
The ASUP Chairman, Dr. Chibuzor Asumogba,
told Vanguard in a phone interview that the
decision was made by the National Executive
Committee of the Union as a result of the
intervention of the Joint committee of the
Senate and House of Representative on
He said the union gave the government
representatives one month to accede to their
demands and release the white paper on the
visitation panel to federal polytechnics.
The ASUP Chairman however, called on all
lecturers to go back to work. "All lecturers
are to resume work at their various
institutions today", He said.