Oyo State chapter of Socialist Social gathering of Nigeria (SPN) has mentioned that Monday’s indefinite strike embarked upon by staff on the Polytechnic Ibadan has uncovered the deceit within the authorities of Engineer Seyi Makinde.
SPN made this disclosure by way of an announcement made obtainable to DAILY POST on Tuesday.
The get together within the assertion signed by its Secretary, Comrade Ayodeji Adigun referred to as on management of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Commerce Union Congress (TUC) within the state to help the putting staff on the establishment.
DAILY POST recollects that each educational and non-academic employees within the establishment had yesterday declared an indefinite strike.
Our correspondent gathered that the strike motion follows the non-implementation of the brand new minimal wage.
However, SPN in its response, maintained that the continuing strike has little doubt additional confirmed that the declare of the implementation of the brand new minimal wage by Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities for all classes of civil servants within the State is misleading.
The get together additionally expressed its help to the continuing indefinite strike.
“The strike is in reference to the continued failure of the Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities within the state to begin the implementation of the brand new minimal wage of N30, 000 for staff within the establishment, greater than a yr after it was signed into regulation by the Buhari-led federal authorities. One other subject concerned within the strike is the overreaching and illegal actions of the guide imposed on the establishment by the state authorities.
“SPN decries this sort of repressive response from the Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities that always claims to be a people-friendly authorities, subsequently calls for a direct withdrawal of the boys of Operation Burst in order to avert pointless problems and escalation of the problem.
“Given this background, SPN calls on the Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities to cease all its gimmick to divide and weaken staff’ resolve and accedes to all of their calls for with out additional delay. On the identical time, SPN urges the putting staff to stay resolute and undaunted as we strongly imagine that each one of their calls for are achievable provided that they will stay decided and steadfast.
“Past that is to notice that, the continuing strike of the polytechnic Ibadan staff have little doubt additional confirmed that the declare of the implementation of the brand new minimal wage by Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities for all classes of civil servants within the State is just not solely sectional but in addition misleading.
“This has once more underscored the SPN standpoint that many of the so-called achievements of Engr Seyi Makinde-led authorities are largely for the aim of grandstanding and propaganda!”