ASUU Declares A 2-Week Warning Strike
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a 2-week warning strike over non-payment of salaries of lecturers who failed to enrol in the Federal Government’s Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
On January 23, the Federal Government had announced that it will stop the payment of salaries for lecturers and all workers of tertiary institutions that are not enrolled on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
According to ASUU, the warning strike that started on March 9 is to get the Federal Government to implement all outstanding issues.
The President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, who briefed journalists after the National Executive Committee meeting in Enugu on March 9, revealed that the issues include: the alleged imposition of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), Poor funding and proliferation of State universities.
He added that the re-negotiation of the 2009 ASUU/FGN agreement, non-remittance of a third party deduction of salaries of members and non-payment of February 2020 salaries amongst others, also dominated issues raised at the NEC meeting.