We’ll not participate in reschedule exams until govt. meets our demands – MAPOLY lecturers

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The Academic Staff Union of Polythecnics (ASUP) , Moshood Abiola Polythecnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta chapter , has stated that no academic staff would further participate in the rescheduled 2nd semester, 2021/2022
examination until its demands were met by the state government.

This is contained in a statement issued at the end of an emergency Congress of the Union in Abeokuta on Wednesday and signed by Mr Babatunde Osifalujo and Tomisin Adegunle, the institutions ASUP Chairman and Secretary respectively.

The union appealed to Gov. Dapo Abiodun to urgently ensure the financial stability and the sustainability of the institution.

According to the statement, the essence of the congress was to appraise the issues
pertaining members’ welfare.

It stated that the congress deliberated on failure of the State Government, the Governing Council and Management to effectively
address the issue of increased funding of the institution.

The statement noted that the congress specifically appraised the continued reluctance of the government to fully commit to the financing of the institution.

“There should be immediate remittance of all pension deductions from staff salaries
accompanied with the institution’s counterpart funding.

“The payment for a minimum of three (3) semesters of Part-Time Claims from the entire
outstanding owed by the Management.

“There should be immediate payment of all outstanding salaries and allowances owed our members

“All deductions from some staff salaries in respect of the Federal Housing Scheme should
be refunded forthwith. The over 27 months of check-off dues deducted but not remitted should be paid to the
union in earnest.

The union noted that it remained committed to the upliftment of education in the state but not to the detriment of its staff
welfare.

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