ASUU To End Strike As Buhari Bows To Pressure

ASUU To End Strike As Buhari Bows To Pressure

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) may soon end its eight-months strike, after President Muhammadu Buhari and his cabinet resolved to consider the adoption of the University Transparency Account System (UTAS).

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Newsrand understands that UTAS is an alternative to the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS), which the union kicked against as an emoluments payments platform.

Following a two-hour closed-door meeting, which involved the Senate leadership, the Federal Government and ASUU leadership, Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour, Productivity and Employment, stated that the alternative platform presented by ASUU is homegrown and worth given thorough assessment test.

Source: Nairaland

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