As several as 240 lecturers, consisting of teachers, at the University of Lagos have actually been disclosed to have actually enrolled on the Integrated Personnel Payment Information System (IPPIS).
They enrolled on IPPIS versus the directive by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The STRIKE collected that the influenced lecturers have actually been approved by the UNILAG phase of ASUU.
The permission is transpiring one week after ASUU suspended its nine-month strike over the non-payment of wages of ASUU participants that stopped working to enlist right into IPPIS and also other unsatisfied arrangements in between ASUU and also succeeding managements.
ASUU had actually opposed IPPIS made use of in clearing up employees’ wages by FG and also established the University Transparency and also Accountability Solution which is presently undertaking test-run by the National Information Technology Development Agency.
It additionally asked its participants not to enlist on IPPIS, saying that it protested the freedom of colleges to name a few factors.
On November 23, ASUU suspended its strike after FG made some giving ins, amongst which was to pay defaults of wages and also gained allocations to the lecturers.
A document acquired by our reporter on Friday revealed that ASUU UNILAG Congress had actually passed a resolution asking participants not to choose “defaulting lecturers”.
It was collected that the motion to permission the lecturers was relocated by Prof. Ngozi Osarenren and also seconded by Dr. Ganiyu Oyetibo at a congress hung on December 29, 2020,
Lecturers and also authorities of ASUU-UNILAG validated the credibility of the document, which was authorized by Chairman, ASUU-UNILAG, ‘Dele Ashiru, and Secretary, Olusegun Samuel.
The document titled, ‘Congress resolution on those who flouted the union’s directive by signing up on IPPIS’, review partially, “In line with the Constitution and Code of Practice of our union and in tandem with the extant traditions of our union, NEC decisions are sacrosanct, inviolable and must be obeyed unconditionally by all members of the union at all times irrespective of their personal disposition to the contrary.
“Failure or refusal to obey NEC directives by any member or group of members, especially when it has to do with directive against attempt by authorities; be it government or university administrations, to strangulate our union and members, will amount to act of sabotage, misconduct, indiscipline, disloyalty and betrayal by members complicit in such actions.
“It is hereby resolved unanimously by the Congress of ASUU-UNILAG held on the 29th day of December, 2020 that these underlisted members of ASUU-UNILAG cannot be trusted to advance, protect and defend the interest of members of ASUU-UNILAG in any position within the University. Hence, they cannot be trusted with any position of responsibilities for which the votes of our members are required now and in the future.
“It is the resolution of Congress that the under listed members shall therefore not enjoy the support and votes of members of ASUU-UNILAG in any election(s) they stand for now or in the future.
“Finally, members are hereby enjoined not to vote for any of the undersigned members who went against the directive of the union on by enrolling on IPPIS should they stand for any elective position now or in future.”
Meanwhile, several of the influenced lecturers have actually opposed versus the permission.
They declared that some primary policemans were not consisted of in the checklist.
“This is partial. Some principal officers were spared which should not be. They also refused to listen to the explanation that some of us had enrolled before the ASUU directive,” among the influenced lecturers told our reporter on the telephone.