The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is poised for one more showdown with the federal authorities over deliberate imposition of Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS) on her members.
The leaders of the union had summoned an emergency National Executive Council assembly of the Union the place it was agreed that the management ought to start mobilisation of members for an motion towards the federal authorities.
President Mohammadu Buhari had reportedly directed that any employee not on the IPPIS would not obtain wage.
The Chairman, University of Ibadan Chapter Professor Deji Omole on Sunday in Ibadan stated that the union is just not towards accountability however will resist try by the federal government to violate current legal guidelines and autonomy of the college.
According to Omole, ASUU has provided to assist the federal authorities design the suitable template that may issue within the peculiarities of college lecturers within the IPPIS however that the federal government appeared bent on utilizing the world-bank designed exploitative template.
The ASUU boss stated the template designed by authorities plans to enslave intellectuals because it doesn’t make provisions for fee of arrears of promotion, examine depart allowance, duty allowance amongst others.
According to him, the federal authorities template was designed to phase-out college lecturers who’re above 60 years which is towards the brand new coverage the place professors retire at 70 years.
Omole lashed out on the Buhari led authorities for persistently demonstrating his hatred for public funded universities by introducing many unlawful insurance policies that negatively affected the sleek working of the schools.
The ASUU boss famous that Federal authorities has additionally didn’t honour any coverage that that may enhance the standard of training in Nigeria.
“Forceful imposition of IPPIS on university workers is a violation of the university autonomy act. It is therefore illegal. While ASUU is not against accountability on the part of the university administrators government should not be allowed to destroy public universities in its purported claims of fighting corruption. Our members should remained focus and committed in our struggles to protect public university education by resisting forceful imposition of IPPIS on university workers, ” ASUU stated.