Supervising Minister of Education
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike yesterday met
with the leadership of the Academic
Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) to
get the lecturers to end their strike.
The meeting, which lasted about one- hour, according to a statement by
Simeon Nwakaudu, special assistant
(Media) to Wike, was productive, as
the grey areas that led to the strike
were discussed and agreements
reached. Wike said with the progress made at
the meeting, he was confident that
that Polytechnic lecturers would soon
return to the classrooms.
He said the Jonathan administration
remains committed to the welfare of workers of educational institutions at
the basic and tertiary levels.
ASUP President Chibuzor Asumogha
thanked Wike for the proactive
measures taken to resolve contending
labour issues in the Education sector. He described the meeting as
productive, saying Nigerians would
hear from ASUP soon.
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