The ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, (ASUP) Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, may soon be over soonas the Ondo State government has set up a committee to address the issue.
Addressing newsmen after a close door meeting between Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN and the lecturers at the cocoa Conference hall in Akure, the Special Adviser to the governor on Union Matters, Alaba Isijola expressed hope that the committee will help resolve the crisis.
Isijola stressed that all the government is striving to do is to ensure peace returns to the institution immediately.
The ASUP chairman in the polytechnic, Comrade Rafiu Ijawoye commended the governor for fulfilling his promise of calling the meeting and expressed optimism that the strike will end soon.
It would be recalled that the RUGIPO lecturers on Friday embarked on an indefinite strike over seven months arrears and other emoluments owed by them by government.