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IPPIS: ASUU poises to disregard FG order

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The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed its members to disregard the purported circular from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to enroll academic staff on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

ASUU stated that the same Accountant General of the Federation had challenged the Union to develop a template that accomodates the peculiarities of academic staff and present same to it.

ASUU therefore stated that her members should not submit themselves to be enrolled into slave plan of the Accountant General whose office stinks with corruption.

ASUU therefore stated that her members should not submit themselves to be enrolled into slave plan of the Accountant General whose office stinks with corruption.

Chairman Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan Chapter Professor Deji Omole stated that the Union’s leadership was still in discussion with the federal government and helping the government to develop more robust template.

The ASUU boss said no ASUU member should appear before the Accountant General team until further directive of the Union. According to him, while ASUU supports fight against corrupt, it will resist attempt by government to trample on existing University autonomy Act.

ASUU urged members to remain steadfast and stand firm to protect public universities by not filling any form or submit their bio-data for enrollment into the IPPIS.

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation through a newspaper advert had said it will dispatch her staff to Universities from 25th November 2019 for enrollment of staff into the IPPIS.

However, ASUU has described it as a scam and offered to design a template that will accomodate university peculiarities. The Union says it is not opposed to IPPIS but the current template will undermine the uniqueness of university academic and the autonomy.

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