Asup Strike - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) may affect the 2019 general elections, if not resolved now. The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has directed its members in all chapters to hold a referendum on suspension of the ongoing strike in the nation’s polytechnics. asup strike update today 2019, everything you need to know One cannot help but wonder why ASUP has to go on strike now and then and it is becoming a norm for them. ASUP embark on its indefinite strike on 12th of December, 2018, following the government lack of commitment to meet up with the various agreement reached with the union since 2009. NAPS has decried the efforts of the FG in attending to the needs of the ASUP, stating that the FG is only toying with the future of students. Asup Strike.