Showdown! ASUP embarks on indefinite strike in Fedpoly Bauchi

 

The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Tuesday embarked on an indefinite strike to press home some of their demands.

The Chairman of the union, Comrade Ahmed Mukaddas, told newsmen in Bauchi that the decision to go on the strike was taken at the congress held on Tuesday in Bauchi.

Mukaddas accused the Rector, Dr Shuiabu Musa, of non-payment of accumulated 27 months academic allowances.

Others are non-implementation of the July 2014, 2015 and 2016 promotion; nonpayment of enhancement arrears and arrears of short fall in their salary since 2016.

The other demands include non-payment of CONTISS arrears for the lower cadre since 2013; the actual number of staff on the payroll of the institution; improved student’s welfare; unused personnel cost amounting to N24bn between February 2017 and August 2017.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. Things are getting out of hand

  2. It seems ASUP want to stay at home for another one year. They should resolve this amicably without going on strike. FG pls help we ASUU

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