The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has disclosed the setting up of a monitoring team to ensure that members of the union adhere to non-partcipation in the enrolment of the Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS).
The chairman of the UNILORIN chapter, Prof. Moyosore Ajao, insisted that his colleagues did not participate in the ongoing exercise.
But one of the members of the team from the office of the Accountant General claimed that both academic and non-academic staff of the institution participated in the ongoing exercise.
The chairman, in a statement, thanked the members of the union for remaining resolute to the decision of the Congress which is not to have anything to do with IPPIS until further directions are given by the national body.
“As stated at our Congress, the position of our union on IPPIS has not changed. We say no to forceful enrolment on IPPIS. The struggle is not against integrity or fight against corruption but in defense of our autonomy and capturing of peculiarities of academics on the template.
“Congress members should be aware that our branch, being strategic, is very key to those who want to break our rank using various methods. There is no amount of intimidation that would make us surrender our collective decision to salvage the university system.
“Let me assure you that a monitoring team is being constituted to ensure total compliance with the resolution of our union. We all need to remember that, together we bargain and as individuals, we beg. For our union makes us strong,” Ajao stated.
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