Breaking: Students Of Plateau State Polytechnic Stages Protest, Blocks Major Roads
Following the declaration of strike action by the Joint Union of Academic Staff of Plateau State owned tetiary institutions, which the Union said would commence on the 17th of September, 2021 through thier State chairman Comrade Lumye Innocent Simji.
Students of the Plateau State Polytechnic on Monday 20th September,2021 whom are supposed to be writing there semester exams woke up to the reality of the strike action as their school gates were completely barricaded. This in turn angered the students who took to the streets on protest.
The provoked students blocked the major road leading from the state secetariate junction down to old airport junction causing serious traffic and hardship on motorist who had to manuvier in difficulty for alternative routes.
The union are having three major demands which are the issues of
a) Salary consolidation through minimum wage implementation
b) Deduction of remittance from cooperative
c) State Health contributory scheme deduction by the agency.
Meanwhile government has been in negotiations with the union leaders, with further details coming soon.
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