IPPIS logjam: ASUU hands out exam questions to FG

Lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has dropped crucial questions to the Federal Government on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

The union uniting all Lecturers under the federal government is asking why some federal agencies such as the Federal Inland Revenue Services, Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation are not captured

ASUU Chairman, University of Abuja branch, Dr. Kassim Umaru, raised the query while puncturing the insistence of the Federal Government that its members must enrol on the platform.

In a statement on Saturday, Umaru dismissed the payment system as a scam and said ASUU members will not join it.

The Office of Accountant-General of the Federation said that data of university workers and colleges of education be captured on the system between Monday November 25 and December 7.

Umaru said the National Executive Council of ASUU had a meeting and directed its members not to enrol, adding that the chapter will comply with the order from the national body.

Umaru argued that the payroll system is totally in violation of university autonomy and does not have any legal backing.

He faulted the government for resorting to threats whenever there was disagreement between the union and government.

Umaru urged the government to come to the table and discuss with the union instead of threatening to stop their salaries.

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