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The Ibadan Polytechnic joins NASU Protest Over Unpaid Salary Arrears

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The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of The Polytechnic Ibadan, has today Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019 embarked on a peaceful protest  over unpaid salary arrears as the school gate was closed down this morning.

However, the  protest was said to disrupted both academic and administrative activities on the institution’s campus as the entrance gates  were locked.

Reports shows that there was traffic snarl in front of the institution on the Sango – Eleyele road as  workers, students and visitors were  locked out by the striking union.

According to the Chairman of the union, Ibrahim Akande, He said;

“NASU had embarked on indefinite industrial action since Jan. 14 and had  yet to receive the attention of the school’s  management and the government.

We are agitating for eight months salary arrears owed us by the government since 2017. We have held series of meeting with the management and Oyo State Government all to no avail.

So we are agitating for our right; we have shut down the institution because there is nothing we can do than to go on strike. “We are staging a peaceful protest and there will be a press conference at the NLC secretariat today(Tuesday),”

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