Abia Poly ASUP suspends 12-day old strike

Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, in Abia Polytechnic, Aba, on Saturday suspended its 12-day-old strike.

The union had on August 12 embarked on a strike following the failure of the governing council and management to pay lecturers’ salary arrears.

The ASUP Chairman, Precious Nwakodo, said in Aba that the strike was suspended because the authorities of the polytechnic paid two month arrears.

Mr. Nwakodo said that work would resume on Monday, August 25.

He said that the governing council had, in a letter dated July 10, 2014 and signed by its Chairman, Christopher Enweremadu, promised to pay two out of five months’ arrears.

The chairman expressed gratitude to the state government for the payment, adding that the remaining three months arrears would be paid when its subvention was released.

(NAN)

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