Report reaching has it that meeting between polytechnic lecturers and the federal government end in deadlock.

This was made know to reporter by the National publicity Secretary of ASUP, Clement Chirman.

It would be recalled that the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) embarked on strike from April 29, July 17, 2013 in the first instance, and resumed the industrial action in early October, 2013. The lecturers demand better working conditions, infrastructure improvement, and ending the discrimination of polytechnic graduates, among other things.

The National Publicity Secretary of ASUP, Clement Chirman, confirmed the deadlock, adding that the Federal Government’s delegation was led to the Abuja meeting by the Minister of Labour, Chukwuemeka Wogu.

To this end, Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) have vowed to continue with the ongoing strike until the Federal Government meets all of its demands.

Clement Chirman appealed to parents and students to understand the lecturers’ position, noting that it was to help the education system in the country which had almost collapsed.

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