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ASUU strike: Buhari govt agrees to release N30 billion to lecturers

The Federal Authorities has agreed to launch N30 billion earned educational allowance to the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities, ASUU.

The Authorities pays the cash in tranches between Could 2021 and January 2022.

As a part of the concession to finish the seven-month strike, the federal government additionally pledged to spend N20bn on the revitalisation of the training sector.

These agreements have been reached through the assembly between the Federal Authorities and the educational employees union management on Thursday.

On the yesterday’s assembly, the physique of lecturers, insisted that the federal government ought to pay their excellent salaries by means of GIFMIS earlier than full implementation of College Transparency and Accountability Answer, UTAS, however the authorities insisted on the Built-in Payroll and Personnel Info System, IPPIS

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ASUU, additionally yesterday, directed all its members throughout universities in Nigeria to reject IPPIS officers coming to varied campuses on Monday for biometric knowledge capturing of its members.

This was contained in an official letter, signed by Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU and despatched to all zonal coordinators and all its members on Thursday.

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The union vowed to not jeopardize the continued crucial engagement with federal authorities.

Within the letter, ASUU mentioned it has been knowledgeable that IPPIS officers from the Workplace of the Accountant-Common of the Federation, AGF, shall be going round college campuses from Monday nineteenth October, 2020.

“All ASUU members ought to don’t have anything to do with them. Reality-Verify by ASUU with the figures from the OAGF has confirmed the declare that our members are trooping to enroll within the IPPIS in Abuja as false,” the letter mentioned.

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It additional described the enrolled quantity as inconsequential.

ASUU mentioned, “The management of our nice Union is absolutely conscious of the hardship the non-payment of salaries by the Accountant-Common and different types of intimidation by over-zealous Vice-Chancellors have unleashed on our membership and we’re leaving no stone unturned to redress the scenario.
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“Subsequently, all members of ASUU ought to STAY AWAY from something associated to IPPIS, in order to not jeopardize the continued crucial engagement with the Federal Authorities.”

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