The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin Chapter, on Wednesday ordered its members to shun the Federal Government’s attempt to enroll them on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
The UNILORIN-ASUU, which had fully returned to the union with new leadership, also vowed that any move by the federal government to attempt a stoppage of salaries would be resisted with the activation of a total showdown.
Tension continues to build over the Federal Government’s attempt to enroll lecturers in tertiary institutions across the country on IPPIS.
Follow this, UNILORIN-ASUU, which is under Ibadan Zone of the union, warned the Accountant General of the Federation to stop wasting taxpayer’s money in placing propaganda and misinformation in the public domain.
In a congress resolution signed by its Chairperson, Professor Moyo Ajao, and made available to newsmen, ASUU advised federal government to address the challenges raised by the union on the ‘mere spreadsheet’ presented to it by its IPPIS contractor.
The congress also vowed not to allow itself to be cajoled into the scheme.
“Members noted that ASUU as a body is not against integrity and anti-corruption crusade of the FG but will not be coerced by the campaign of calumny being presently championed by the office of accountant General of the Federation, wasting tax payers money to whip the public up into a sentiment state and paint ASUU bad.
“ASUU as a responsible Union is committed to university autonomy vis-a-vis Council roles in our Universities, legal and technical implications of enrolling its members on IPPIS and that FG should rather address challenges raised on the mere spread sheet presented by its contractor as IPPIS template”, Ajao said.