NLNG Corporate Respect banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Kadpoly lecturers go on 3-day warning strike

By Garba Ahmed, Kaduna on 03/06/2015

Gmail icon

Views: 3,929


Lecturers of Kaduna Polytechnic on Tuesday embarked on a three-day warning strike over the failure of the school management to yield to their demands.                    

Addressing journalists in Kaduna, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Kaduna Polytechnic chapter, Engr. Musa Ibrahim, said the main reason for the warning strike was due to the unjustifiable removal of their workload allowance by the management as well as the poor state of infrastructure in the institution.

He further explained that no lectures would go on during the period of the strike, warning that the union shall resume an indefinite strike if at the end of the three days, the school management fails to restore their workload allowance and also address some other demands that are critical to their job.                                          

The lecturers are also aggrieved over the delay in the full commencement of Kaduna Polytechnic and Yaba College of Technology Lagos into a university, nine years after the Federal Government announced their conversion into a university of technology.      

Reacting to the issues raised by the lecturers, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr Mohammed Ibrahim, described the allegation as untrue.

He explained that over N600 million has been spent for the payment of the excess workload allowance to the lecturers despite inheriting over N1.5 billion debt when he came on board three years ago.

The Rector while describing the strike as uncalled for, said the management did not stop the payment of the excess workload allowance, but attributed the delay to lack of funds.

He, however, appealed to the lecturers to suspend the strike, promising that their remaining allowances would be paid as soon as funds are available.                                          

Source News Express

Posted 03/06/2015 05:07:24 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Controversy deepens over Ikoyi billions as another whistleblower...

Delta indigene appointed Judge in USA •Appointment well...

JPMorgan pays $2.8 mln fine over improper safeguards...

PDP condemns demolition of Aiyefele’s studio

Succession crisis rocks Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

North beating South with a wide margin in...

Violence in Ondo as residents protest INEC’s recognition...

Morocco accuses Aso Rock of unethical practices, recalls...

Chibok girls: Negotiations with Boko Haram deadlocked

US flags to be flown at half-staff after...

How guber aspirant received N160m from ONSA —...

MMM has not collapsed; it will safely resume...

 

Latest News Senate uncovers secret recruitment by MDAs 86-year-old arrested in connection with 40-year-old murder case Recruitment scandal and dishonourable Senators 40 suspected robbers, kidnappers, rapists arrested in Delta Umahi distributes 68 SUVs to aides Anti-terror war: N100bn Army budget too small — NASS Neighbouring countries becoming hostile to Nigerians over border closure — Customs Agents AfDB President to train young African farmers with $1.1 prize money Hospital offers free treatment to 100 Polio victims Kogi students demand bursary payment before governorship poll HURIWA condemns clampdown on investigative journalists by govt NFIU seeks to enjoy same salary scale with CBN

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (552,915 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (448,118 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,944 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (331,301 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,685 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (266,976 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,479 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,900 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (235,443 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,615 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,981 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (196,119 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,508) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,132) Complaints & Requests (97) Enterprise & Opportunities (218) Entertainment (693) Features (838) Global Business Monitor (475) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,108) Interview (205) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (456) News (53,000) Opinion (1,402) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,595) Religion (1,112) Sports (2,198) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera