Indications emerged Tuesday evening that the Federal Authorities could undertake the College Transparency Account System (UTAS), a fee platform developed by ASUU in place of IPPIS.
The Tutorial Employees Union of Universities has pushed for adoption of UTAS as an alternative of Built-in Payroll Personnel Data System (IPPIS) which it insisted that they might by no means succumb.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige instructed journalists after about two and half hours closed door assembly with the Senate management on Tuesday.
He stated the choice platform offered by ASUU is residence grown and value given thorough evaluation check.
“We agreed on the assembly to provide required consideration to the UTAS various they got here up with as a means of discovering lasting resolution to the lingering disaster over Implementation of IPPIS.
“Now we have neither jettisoned the implementation of the IPPIS nor absolutely accepted UTAS .The extent we moved to now, is to topic ASUU’s UTAS to integrity check and in doing so, it will likely be offered to customers just like the workplace of Accountant Common of the Federation on Wednesday .
“After that it will likely be despatched to Nationwide Data Expertise Growth Company ( NITDA) and from there to the workplace of the Nationwide Safety Adviser for re-examination .
“The platform is an possibility grown gadget that requires stage by stage consideration and from the look of issues is sweet “, he stated
Confirming the top means achieved on the assembly , the Chairman , Senate Committee on Tertiary Schooling and Tetfund, Senator Ahmed Baba Kaita, stated the interface had not ended however a stage of compromise is getting nearer between the 2 events .
“The assembly brokered by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan among the many varied stakeholders, achieved rather a lot immediately with settlement on the necessity to topic the UTAS various introduced ahead by ASUU for integrity check by all related departments of the federal government,” he stated .
The ASUU management although refused to talk to the press after the closed door assembly however had been in good temper apparently as a consequence of consideration being given their various platform.