Update On ASUU And Reps Meeting, Another Meeting Tomorrow At 2pm
The representatives of the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) are to meet Thursday’s meet over the lingering crisis in the tertiary institutions.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan, in a short message sent Dailytrust correspondent noted that the meeting will hold by 2:00pm.
Although the agenda of the meeting was not disclosed, it was gathered that the meeting will be centred on issues surrounding the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
“The Honorable Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige will be meeting with Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Thursday 15th October 2020”, Akpan said.
Daily Trust reports that the federal government and the ASUU had been at loggerheads over issues on the platform.
The government, however, said on Tuesday that it is considering the adoption of the University Transparency Account System (UTAS) presented by the ASUU a day after the leadership of the union met with National Assembly heads.
Source: Daily Trust