{Information} ASUU Didn’t Go On Strike Says UNN-ASUU Chairman

{Information} ASUU Didn’t Go On Strike…, Says UNN-ASUU Chairman

December 14, 2020 0 By Cypher9ja

Dr Christian Opata, a chieftain of the Tutorial Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) has mentioned the union’s rejection of the Built-in Payroll and Personnel Info Administration System (IPPIS) has nothing to do with its present strike. Opata, who’s the Chairman of ASUU, College of Nigeria, Nsukka chapter, mentioned this on Monday whereas briefing newsmen on the protracted nationwide motion.

He mentioned the briefing was to appropriate the “misinformation” in a nationwide each day, the place it was alleged that the union launched into its motion due to IPPIS.

In keeping with him, ASUU went on strike as a result of Federal Authorities did not honour the 2009 settlement and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it entered with ASUU. “ASUU didn’t go on strike due to a misunderstanding with authorities on IPPIS as platform for fee of wage.

“IPPIS subject began in 2018, earlier than then, ASUU has been calling on authorities to honour the 2009 settlement and varied MoUs it entered with authorities.

“Within the 2009 settlement and MoUs, authorities agreed, amongst different issues, to launch cash to revitalise the decaying infrastructure in public universities and arrange visitation panels to know the situation of the schools,” Opata mentioned. He mentioned that it was mischievous for anyone to accuse ASUU of insensitivity over the plight of scholars and fogeys, when authorities was responsible of reneging on its 2009 settlement and MoUs.

Opata mentioned the continuing strike may have been averted:-

“if authorities honoured and applied its 2009 settlement and MoUs with ASUU. He mentioned the union took robust exception to the characteristic story within the nationwide each day. “The author shouldn’t be truthful to ASUU, which has been combating to make sure the revitalisation of public universities to make sure that college students compete with their counterparts globally,” he mentioned. (NAN)