- The staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) begin enrolment into the IPPIS despite objections from ASUU
- The registrar of the institution, Chris Igbokwe, discloses that exercise started on Wednesday, November 27, at the Epko convocation arena
- Also, the members of the University of Ilorin chapter of ASUU participate in the enrolment process of the IPPIS system contrary to the directive of the national leadership of ASUU
Despite attempts by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to boycott enrolment into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) have begun enrolment into the exercise.
Vanguard reports that the UNN, in a statement by the registrar of the institution, Chris Igbokwe, disclosed that exercise started on Wednesday, November 27, at the Epko convocation arena with the faculty of social sciences being the first to be captured into the system.
The registrar said officers from the office of the accountant-general of the federation on Tuesday, November 26 arrived the institution from Abuja to conduct verification of personnel records and biometric data capture of staff of the University of Nigeria to complete their enrolment into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
“The exercise will commence today, Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Ekpo Convocation Arena with a staff of Faculty of The Social Sciences. This will be followed by the Faculty of Education on Thursday, November 28, 2019. On Friday, November 29, 2019, spill overstaff from Faculties of the Social Sciences and Education will be captured,” he said.
“Details of the capturing of other Faculties/Schools, Institutes/Centres and Directorates as well as Administrative Departments/Units, Enugu Campus and College of Medicine will be released subsequently.
In another related report, members of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), University of Ilorin chapter, on Wednesday, November 27, also took part in the biometric data capturing of workers on the Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS), contrary to the directive of the national leadership of the ASUU which asked its members not to enroll on the system.
Daily Trust reports that a member of the team from the office of the accountant general who pleaded anonymity disclosed that both academic and non-academic staff were coming for enrolment into the scheme.
Meanwhile, despite the directive by the federal government that all members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) should be enrolled in the Integrated Personnel Payroll Scheme (IPPIS), the union has said it would not change its position.
Daily Trust reports that the chairman of the union at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Adamu Babayo, said on Tuesday, November 26, that the members would not succumb to pressure on its rejection of IPPIS. Legit.ng gathered that Babayo disclosed this at the end of the union’s congress in Bauchi state.
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