FEDPOLYOKO students protest against ongoing strike


By Bartholomew Madukwe

Students of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra, have called on the institution’s Management and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, to come to agreement and end its ongoing strike, which started earlier in January.

The Student Union Government president, Comrade Akuche Izuchukwu, who spoke during a peaceful protest on Monday, lamented that students of the polytechnic have been involved in several crimes as a result of the strike.

He said: “We have lost some to road accidents and others are so devastated that they don’t even know their fate as Okopoly students any longer. Well, It will interest the students, populace and entire polytechnic community to know that the union has risen beyond all measure to make sure that this strike which has lingered for over a month and few weeks now comes to a peaceful end today. I do not sleep again as result…

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