ASUP strike will end soon – Wike assures Nigerians
The Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike has declared that the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics, ASUP and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU would soon come to an end.
According to him, President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has intervened to resolve the protracted impasse.
Wike, while fielding questions from newsmen recently assured the Nigeria general public, that the Federal Government would soon resolve all lingering strikes in the education sector.
Recall that ASUP downed tools since October 2013, indicating that in the last seven months, Polytechnics students have been at home, while the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union has also been on industrial action since December 2013.
Wike said, “No government will be happy that students are roaming the street. We must promise what is practicable. Not just making promises without fulfilling them. Be rest assured that it will be resolved.”