The Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) has expressed its displeasure over the delay of their case in court concerning the book and research allowances.
The court adjourned the case, brought against POTAG by the National Labour Commission (NLC), to Thursday, August 28.
The Chairman of the Cape Coast Polytechnic branch of POTAG, Isaac Aggrey- Fynn, told Citi News that the court decision to adjourn proceedings was “unfortunate.”
“The whole matter has been delayed and it is a worry to us and to the students,” he said
The SRC leader of Kumasi Polytechnic, Benjamin Kodjo Sakyi on the Citi Breakfast Show described the strike as “unfortunate”, adding that students have been battling with academic challenges since their lecturers embarked on a strike.
However, Mr. Aggrey-Fynn called on the Student Representative Councils of the various polytechnics to put pressure on the government to meet POTAG’s demands.
“They should pour all their anger and frustration on government to solve the issues once and for all.”
They should draw the public’s attention for the government to see the need to comply with something that is legitimate to the lecturers
Polytechnic teachers all around the country have been on strike since May over the government’s decision to scrap the payment of Book and research allowances.
By: Edwin Kwakofi/citifmonline.com/Ghana