ASUU Defies FG On IPPIS , Sets UP Monitoring Committee – Complete News

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday set up a monitoring committee to ensure that none of her members enlists for the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System.

Punch reports UI ASUU announced the committee at a congress of the union held at the Faculty of Arts of the institution.

The congress which was presided over by the Chairman, Prof. Deji Omole resolved to follow the directive of the national leadership of the union not to enrol on the IPPIS.

ASUU has maintained her stand citing peculiarities and university act while the Federal Government has maintained that none of her employees will be exempted for the enrollment.

In a resolution read by the Secretary of the union, Prof. Peter Olapegba, the congress resolved to stop work in the event of a stoppage of the salary of Academic Staff.

Speaking with our correspondent, Omole said, “Our position remains that the university autonomy should be respected. We are not under the government MDAs.

“There is no threat to us as far as we are concerned. You can also observe that the congress was well attended by our members and they have complied with the position of ASUU leadership.

“We have also set up a monitoring committee to ensure full compliance,” Omole added.