The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, Rufus Giwa Chapter, Ondo State has declared an indefinite strike action over the backlog of arrears owned academic staff of the institution.
A statement by the General Secretary of the Union, Mr Adeola Obadaye and obtained by THE PRECISION indicated that the industrial action is with immediate effect.
Below is a copy of the release:
NOTICE OF INDEFINITE STRIKE ACTION!
Arising from the Emergency Congress of ASUP Rugipo chapter held today Thursday 31st August 2017 at Adekunle Ajasin auditorium, after exhaustively discussed precarious situations of member’s welfare vis-a-vis the Decision Extract to the management dated 9th August 2017.It was therefore unanimously resolved that
I. All academic activities are hereby suspended indefinitely with immediate effect
II Without delay the Union should organise a Press conference.
III Monitoring team should be setup by the Union to monitor members for total compliance of this indefinite industrial strike
IV the sum of one thousand naira each should be contributed by members to take care of the Press conference expenses
While thanking members for their unflinching supports to the Union the Executives will at all times protect member’s welfare and interests
General Secretary ASUP Rugipo chapter