The Polytechnic Ibadan 2-Month Old Strike is Over – Lectures Begin

This is to inform all the students of The Polytechnic Ibadan that the lecturers of the institution under the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), on Monday suspended its two-month old strike.

Polytechnic Ibadan lecturers resume

The strike that started on December 30, 2013 over various demands which include proper funding, constitution of the Governing Council and payment of the 40 per cent balance of hazard allowance, which the management promised to pay since 2013.

The union also demanded the appointment of a substantive rector, which the state government has already done.

The Registrar of the polytechnic, Mr. Hezekiah Fehintola, in a statement, on Monday confirmed that the institution resumed after a fruitful meeting with the new Rector, Prof. Olatunde Fawole.

Fehintola added that arrangement was in place for students to resume in all campuses immediately.

NAN reports that students were seen receiving lectures on Monday during a visit to the campus.

The ASUP Chairman, Mr. Adebayo Phillips, also confirmed to NAN that the union had called off its strike while lectures had commenced immediately.

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