Onyeka Uwakwe/Rex Adeyemi - Oko - Wednesday Oct 09, 2019.Education -
Calls on full implementation of amended Polytechnic Act
The Fourth Quarterly National Executive Council meeting of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics is underway at Federal Polytechnic, Oko. Alreday, the meering has callled for full implementation of the Polytechnic Act in all polytechnics.
The meeting is the the 96th session and is last reguar meeting for 2019 ahead of National Delegates Conference slated for December 2019.
ASUP among other things, is expected to deliberate on welfare of members. Other issues bordering on the polytechnic sector such as IPPIS and implementation of the amended Polytechnic Act have been in the front burners of the meeting . Analyst say these issues are going to form a critical aspect of a communiqué expected Thursday.
Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Dr. Unoma Nwafulugo led Management team to an opening ceremony. Earlier in the meeting, a former National President of ASUP, Comrade C.B. Asomugha was honoured by the union. Comrade Asomugha is a serving Ex-Officio of ASUP.
Chapter Chairman, ASUP Federal Polytechnic, Oko Chapter, Comrade Signor Igbokwe welcomed the visiting members from other institutions. He aslo extolled the leadership qualities of Comrade C.B. Asomugha.
The meeting is presided by ASUP President, Comrade Usman Dutse and continues Thursday.