The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed its members to ignore a circular from the office of the Accountant General of the Federation to enroll academic staff on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) from Monday (today).
Prof. Deji Omole, Chairman, ASUU, University of Ibadan (UI) chapter, made the declaration in a statement made which was made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Sunday.
Findings by campusbiz, shows that the union and the FG had in the last few months been engaged in the battle of words over the development.
It was made known that the office of the Accountant General of the Federation through a media advert had stated that it will dispatch her staff to Universities from 25th November 2019 for enrollment of staff into the IPPIS.
However, Omole, while reacting stated that the union’s leadership was still in discussion with the FG and helping the government to develop a more robust template.
ASUU described the development as a scam and offered to design a template that will accommodate university peculiarities.
Prof. Omole also maintained that the same AGF had challenged the union to develop a template that accommodates the peculiarities of academic staff and presents some to it, urging ASUU members not to submit themselves to be enrolled in the slave plan of the AGF whose office stinks with corruption.
He declared that no ASUU member should appear before the Accountant General team until further directive from the union.
“No nation has ever developed or survived through the humiliation of her intellectuals. United we bargain, divided we beg,” Omole stated.
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