The House Of Reps Set To Meet ASUU On Wednesday Over Six-month Strike
The Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and different individuals from the Body of Principal Officers in the House of Representatives will on Wednesday meet with the striking college teachers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) with the end goal of discovering methods of settling the half-year-old strike.
Hon. Gbajabiamila who uncovered this during whole on Tuesday, solicited the Chairman from the House Committee on Tertiary Education, his agent and individuals from the advisory group to be in participation. The Speaker stated: This is for the authority and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, Committee on Tertiary Education, and any individual from that council that needs to be in participation: there will be a gathering with ASUU in my office tomorrow at 1:30 pm.
He additionally guided the Committee to convey the gathering to all partners, including Federal Ministries of Education, Finance just as Labor and Employment. During his spending introduction before a joint meeting of the National Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari had said that any administration specialist not caught in the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System would not, at this point be paid a month to month pay.
Because of the President’s position, the ASUU President, Prof ‘Biodun Ogunyemi demanded that its individuals won’t select the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). The Union clarified that it has thought of a local elective instalment stage for college teachers called University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).
Review that the Senate had during a gathering hung on Monday with ASUU, welcomed the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Labor, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige; Minister of Education, Adamu; Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed and agent of the composed work to the gathering.
The Senate who communicated laments over the waiting emergency, in any case, approached both the Federal Government and the Union to move ground on the issue of instalment of speakers compensations using IPPIS just as other remarkable issues.