Nigeria

IPPIS: House of Reps to intervene in federal government, ASUU crisis

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

The House of Representatives is moving to intervene in the crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities over the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System.

The House resolved to probe into the crisis following the unanimous adoption of a motion by Tajudeen Abass, who called for the intervention of the parliament in the crisis.

While the Federal Government insisting on capturing university lecturers on the IPPIS, ASUU has insisted on being exempted from the system.

The Federal Government had said it had received the nominal roll of about 41 universities as part of moves to capture university workers, despite ASUU’s opposition.

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