ASUU: Senate pushes for review of 2009 agreement

• As ASUU insists on own platform

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) should be open to review of the 2009 agreement with the federal government that has remained the basis of interrupting academic session in Nigerian University.

Lawan said the reality of the nation’s economic was one that demand understanding from the Union to review the agreement and resolve the matter.

The President of the Senate said this while receiving a delegation of ASUU representatives who came to the Senate as follow up to their earlier meeting on October 2019

Leader of the delegation and President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi said the mission of the team was to inform the National Assembly that they have an alternative to Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) template which accommodates the peculiarity of ASUU members.

President Muhammadu Buhari had said any institution that is not on the IPPIS platform will not get salary for the 2021 fiscal year.

It would be recalled that ASUU had repeatedly maintained that its line of work is unique and the IPPIS does not capture her peculiarity.

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