LASPOTECH: 38 Arrested Striking Workers Yet To Get Back Their Phones After Freedom From Police Custody

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With the recent suspension of the five months old industrial strike action by the Non Academic Staff Union, NASU and gradual return of normalcy in the campus of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, members of NASU has raised alarm over their phones still in police custody after gaining their freedom.


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BlackBox Nigeria gathered from a reliable source within the Union that until the time of filing this report, over 40 phones belonging to the 38 staffers arrested within the school compound few weeks ago by the Police Force, Anti Criminal Squard,Panti are yet to be released to their owners.



The union also revealed to our reporter that all effort to reach the necessary authority to secure the release of the said item has proved abortive and yielding no positive outcome.


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Our reliable source also registered the union’s displeasure over the matter and expressed serious worries over the intention of the Police Force still holding on to their phones after been remanded in prison for more than five days.



“Only God knows what they might have done with the phone by now in this IT age. Remanded in prison for more than five days for no just reason.” Our source revealed.



You will recall that few weeks ago, the just suspended five-month-old crisis rocking the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) took a new turn when about 38 striking staff of the institution were arrested by operatives from the Lagos State Police Command.



Reports had it that the striking workers were keeping vigil at the gate of LASPOTECH to prevent the Rector, Mr. Samuel Sogunro, and his management team from gaining access to their offices.



However, the Deputy Registrar, Information and Public Relations, Mr. Olanrewaju Kuye, confirmed the arrest of the workers but denied the involvement of the rector.


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