Sunday, February 22, 2015

Nigeria Polytechnic rock with Fresh Crisis

               Teachers' Protest
Another crisis seem knocking at the door of all Polytechics as Members of the Academics Staff Union of polytechnics threatens to strike if the government does not fulfill the agreement they reach over four year ago.

The lecturers said after suspension of almost one year strike in 2014 ,the minister of Education Ibrahim Shekarau did not meet any of his agreement.

Among their demand are  “continued discrimination” against polytechnic graduates in the public service and the labour market in Nigeria, including the non-release of white paper on visitation to Federal polytechnics.
non-implementation of CONTISS 15 migration for the lower cadres and its arrears as from 2009 when salary structure was approved.
 non-establishment of A National Polytechnic Commission and the “wrongful recognition” of the National Board for Technical Education as the regulatory body for polytechnics

They are also demanding  more funding of polytechnics and appointment of competent people in the governing Body

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