ASUP suspends 10-month old strike, Polytechnics to resume Tuesday

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP,
has suspended its 10-month old strike. The strike
which started in October 2013 was suspended today
Saturday July 12th the National Executive Council of
the association.
Rising from a meeting this morning in Abuja, the
ASUP NEC decided to suspend the strike which has
seen polytechnic students stay at home in the last
ten months.
The National Publicity Secretary of ASUP, Clement
Chirman announced the suspension and also stated
that academic activities would resume in all
polytechnics nationwide from Tuesday July 15th.
The ASUP leadership held what it termed a fruitful
meeting with the newly sworn in Minister of
Education, Ibrahim Shekarau on Thursday July
10th.

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