The federal government yesterday, denied reports that it has exempted members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) platform.
The Negotiation between FG and #ASUU today yielded very good results. The government has agreed to use the old platform before IPPIS, to pay all withheld salaries. UTAS is still undergoing usability test. On revitalization, the government offered N15billion in addition to the N20billion pledged earlier. ASUU would now consult with its council and then get back to the government in a short while, to make their final intention known; if the strike will be suspended or not.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) urged the Federal Government to leave the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) as condition to call off its ongoing strike in the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President said this in a statement made available on Sunday in Abuja that the ongoing strike may still linger if government failed to meets its demand.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday said that its members have been rejecting to migrate to the Integrated Personal Payroll Information System (IPPIS) since 2013.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has voiced out that Federal government must adopt The University transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) as against Integrated Payroll & Personel System (IPPIS).
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday lamented that due to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) introduced by the Federal Government, some university lecturers were losing up to 70 percent of their salaries while some professors received N8, 000 as monthly salaries for several months.
Despite agreement on the payment pattern of salary areas and a total sum of ₦40bn; ₦30bn to be paid on or before November 6 while the remaining ₦10m will be paid in May 2021 and February 2022 with additional funding for revitalization of public Universities as well as funding for university systems. The two parties came to disagreement on the means of payment.