Lecturers of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta (MAPOLY) have suspended their four month old strike over the uncertainty on the status of the institution
Academic staff of polytechnic (ASUP), announced the suspension of the strike after a meeting of its congress held at the institution’s campus.
ASUP chairman in the institution, Kola Abiola, announcing the strike suspension to newsmen after the meeting, said the decision was taken following intervention and appeals by stakeholders, including dignitaries within and outside the state.
Abiola hopes the decision will enable the state government to revisit the issues that compelled the lecturers to embark on a strike.
The ASUP chairman said it is now left for the institution’s management to decide on when the suspended semester examination will be conducted.
The strike followed the disagreement between the lecturers and the state government on the upgrading of the polytechnic into Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology and the planned transfer of MAPOLY staff to the newly created Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia.