The Academic Staff Union of Universities will today, October 28th meet with the initiative of the National Assembly as; a feature of its fight against the disputable Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
As indicated by reports, the gathering would be held away from plain view as a source told newsmen in Abuja that, “It has been affirmed that the ASUU administration will meet the authority of the National Assembly on Monday. The gathering will focus on the progressing go head to head among ASUU and the Federal Government over the IPPIS adventure.”
President Buhari, had during the 2020 spending introduction at the National Assembly on October 8, requested that all open part laborers must enlist for the IPPIS to spare expense and battle debasement by; blocking spillages in the Federal Government’s compensation installment structure.
Be that as it may, ASUU had a week ago contradicted the President’s mandate, saying the IPPIS invalidated the law on college self-governance. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, who blamed ASUU, said the association’s position was; an open underwriting of debasement.
The Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi, on Sunday affirmed ASUU’s gathering with the National Assembly administration. He said the gathering would hold at 11am in his central’s meeting room. Awoniyi in a WhatsApp message to one of our reporters, expressed,
“The Academic Staff Union of Universities will meet His Excellency, the Senate President, on Monday at; Meeting Room 301 by 11am.”
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, additionally affirmed the gathering, however; declined to give subtleties of requests the association would table before the Senate President.
“The most significant thing is that we are meeting tomorrow (Monday). We need to examine the Nigerian training by and large. All issues (counting the IPPIS) will be contacted. I believe that is sufficient,” the ASUU president noted.