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We Regret Registering For IPPIS – ASUP lecturers

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We Regret Registering For IPPIS – ASUP lecturers

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has expressed regret over the decision of polytechnic lecturers to be enrolled on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

Anderson Ezeibe, president of the union made this known during a meeting with the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba on Tuesday in Abuja, along with other executive members of the union.

This is coming days after the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) also made this same remark about the system.

Ezeribe stated that IPPIS had been characterised with the omission of staff members’ names and non-remittance of check-off dues, including closing the windows to effect corrections where necessary.

Also Read: We’re Not Affected By Buhari’s Directive On IPPIS – ASUU

Ezeibe also admitted that polytechnics are not ready to re-open yet, because most of the COVID-19 protocols put in place by the federal government are not in place.

He said beyond the sentiments of asking all institutions resume, the Polytechnics lacked support to enforce resumption protocols.

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Olaleye As LASPOTECH Rector

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Olaleye As LASPOTECH Rector

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye as the new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH).

The appointment was announced in a statement from the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education and signed by Omolase Yejide, Head Public Affairs on Monday.

Also Read: Sanwo-Olu Moves To Scrap Pension For Ex-Lagos Governors, Deputies

Mr. Olaleye was earlier interviewed by the Institution’s Governing Council and subsequently recommended.

He is to serve five years single tenure will take effect from 1st December 2020 at the expiration of the tenure of the Acting Rector, Mr. Olumide Olusola Metilelu.

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Exemption Of ASUU From IPPIS Temporary — Ngige

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Exemption Of ASUU From IPPIS Temporary —Ngige

Chris Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government’s proposal to exempt members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) is a temporary measure.

He explained on Saturday that this measure was pending the conclusion of the integrity test on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).

Ngige who clarified the position of the government team during Friday’s negotiation with ASUU said that it was not true that the government had abandoned IPPIS or that ASUU should not be on IPPIS.

Also Read: “Negotiation with FG yielded good result” – ASUU raises hope of resumption after recent meeting

“I think it is better because a lot of people are quoting us out of context saying that we abandoned the IPPIS and that we said they should not be on IPPIS, it is not true.

“What we said in the meeting and what we agreed was that in the interim for the transition period that UTAS is being tested by NITDA and the Office of National Security Adviser for cybersecurity. For those transition period, ASUU members that are not yet on IPPIS will be paid through the platform with which they were paid the President’s compassionate COVID-19 payment done to them between the months of February and June.

“That platform is a hybrid platform between IPPIS and MINPSI platform for the transition period. That was what was used, it’s a hybrid.”

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Osun Assures Indigenes Of Job Security After LAUTECH Transfer

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Osun Assures Indigenes Of Job Security After LAUTECH Transfer

Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has assured indigenes of the State that the ceding of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, to Oyo State.

This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode.

The state government assured that there will be no intimidation or discrimination against them in the discharge of their duties.

Also Read: “Negotiation with FG yielded good result” – ASUU raises hope of resumption after recent meeting

“All workers of Osun extraction either in the College of Health Sciences and LAUTECH ceded to Osun or those in Ogbomoso are assured of job security. There will be no intimidation or discrimination against them in the discharge of their duties,” the statement partly read.

“The agreement states that indigenes of Oyo and Osun State working in either of the two entities will retain all their rights and obligations stipulated in their letters of engagements, therefore the State Government of Osun wishes to inform citizens that there is no need to fret about the dissolution, as all workers of Osun extraction are assured of the security of their jobs.”

 

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