By Ismail Auwal
.exemption from IPPIS
.25 billions for earned allowance, 35 billions for revitalization
Federal Government has finally agreed to exempt the members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
This was disclosed by the Minister in charge of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Friday in Abuja.
The Minister said that the government had agreed to ASUU’s demand to pay their members salary arrears from February to June using old salary payment platform called GIFIMS.
The government also offered to increase the “Earned Allowances” of university staff from N30 billion to N35 billions, and revitalization fund from N20 billions to N25 billions.