BREAKING: Finally, FG Agrees To Exclude ASUU From IPPIS—-At last Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has finally accepted the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that its members should be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
The Genius Media Nigeria reports that Federal Government also shifted grounds on a number of issues, including the insistence that all the academic staff of the federal universities must be paid through the IPPIS platform.
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Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, who read out the communique at the end of a seven-hour negotiation with ASUU members in Abuja, the nation’s capital, said the government also agreed to ASUU’s demand to pay their members’ salary arrears from February to June through the old salary payment platform, Government Integrated Financial and Management Information System.
The federal government also offered to raise the Earned Allowances to university staff from N30bn to N35bn and the revitalization fund from N20bn to N25bn.