FG, ASUU Agree On IPPIS To Accommodate Lecturers’ Peculiar Allowances
Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reached an agreement with the Federal Government on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel Payment Information System (IPPIS) for the Federal Universities.
Under the agreement, the legitimate peculiar allowances of the lecturers and other staff in federal universities will be incorporated in the IPPIS within the next three months.
ASUU reached the deal, at a fresh meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as well as the acting Accountant General of the Federation, Sylva Okolieaboh.
He clarified claims by ASUU that IPPIS was designed from outside Nigeria, clarifying that the payment platform was designed in Nigeria by Oracle.
The Accountant General asks ASUU to deploy its ICT experts to work with his office to incorporate the peculiar allowances of the federal universities lecturers into the IPPIS within the three month timeline.
Earlier ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, had insisted that the payment platform designed by ASUU was the most suitable to capture the peculiarity of the university system.