Supervising Minister of Education, Barr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike on Thursday met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, to resolve pending issues that led to the strike by the polytechnic lecturers.


The closed-door meeting which lasted about one-hour, was productive as the grey areas that led to the strike were discussed and agreements reached.

The Supervising Minister of Education, Barr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike stated that with the progress made at the meeting, he was confident that Polytechnic lecturers would soon be back to the classes.

He noted that the Jonathan administration remains committed to the welfare of all staff of educational institutions at the basic and tertiary levels, pointing out that education remains priority in the Transformation Agenda.

ASUP President, Comrade Chibuzor Asumogha thanked the Supervising Minister for the proactive measures he has taken to resolve contending labour issues in the education sector.

He described the meeting as productive, saying Nigerians will hear from ASUP in no distant time.

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