BRIEF PROFILE OF THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF POLYTECHNICS (ASUP)
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Nigeria is a registered Trade Union (CAP 437 of 1990). The Union is an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The Union also interfaces with other Unions in the Education sector particularly in the tertiary sub-sector within prescribed limits in its constitution. The Union serves to protect and promote members’ interests as well as that of the Technical Education sub-sector and the Education sector in general.
Membership of the Union covers all Academic Staff (Lecturers, Technologists, Instructors, and Librarians) in all public Polytechnics and Monotechnics in Nigeria.
Activities of the Union are regulated through provisions in the Union’s Constitution approved and gazetted by the Registrar of Trade Unions, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Abuja; provisions of the Trade Union’s Act and provisions of the Nigerian Constitution. The Union also draws from its rich history in terms of traditions and practices. The Union’s legal adviser guides the Union in its observation of these extant laws.
The Union currently has its National Secretariat at Plot 261, Main Street, Mab Global Estate, Karsana District, Gwarinpa, Phase 2, Abuja with its Council of National Officers led by the President, spread across member institutions. The
The Union's upcoming events
104th National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting of ASUP
Oct 13, 2022
09:00:00 - 17:30:00
103rd National Executive Council Meeting of ASUP
Jul 03, 2022
21:00:00 - 17:00:00
Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse
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