The Polytechnic Academic Personnel Union (ASUP) has started an indefinite strike throughout the country.
The union’s leadership led by its president, Anderson Ezeibe, made the announcement Tuesday while addressing reporters in Abuja.
According to him, the union members have pledged to close the Nigerian Polytechnics until the Federal Government meets their demands.
Recall that on Monday the FG invited union officials to an emergency meeting on their strike proposal.
Education Minister Adamu Adamu had scheduled a meeting with the union for Tuesday.
According to a statement released Monday by Ben Bem Goong, a spokesman for the Ministry of Education, the meeting was to address the issues raised by ASUP in an attempt to prevent the planned strike.
The polytechnics close when the ASUP begins an indefinite strike