The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP has called on the Federal Government to commence the implementation of agreements made with ASUP to forestall an impending crisis in polytechnics.
The union haven thrown its weight behind Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU which has embarked on an indefinite strike.
In a statement by ASUP Secretary General, Anderson Ezeibe, the union noted that the strike was aimed at restoring sanity to Nigerian universities.
ASUP added that it was concerned about the consequences of the strike on students, parents and society at large.
It said, “ASUP notes the renewal of hostilities on the country’s university campuses between ASUU and government of Nigeria.
“While we are in unconditional solidarity with ASUU in this struggle to restore sanity to Nigerian universities, we are calling on the government to commence without further delay the implementation of agreements entered into with ASUP to forestall an impending crisis in the polytechnic sub-sector.”