The Federal Government, yesterday, said it might receive the University Transparency Account System (UTAS) being introduced by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as elective installment stage to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Tending to correspondents after around two and half hours shut entryway meeting with Senate initiative, the Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, said UTAS is local and worth given exhaustive appraisal test.
The meeting was at the occasion of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan to determine the waiting emergency between the Federal Government and ASUU.
Ngige said the meeting consented to give expected thought to the UTAS as a method of finding enduring answer for the waiting emergency regarding execution of IPPIS.
“We have neither casted off the execution of the IPPIS nor completely acknowledged UTAS. The level we are currently is to expose UTAS to honesty test and in doing as such, it will be introduced to users like the office of the Accountant General of the Federation on Wednesday.
“From that point forward, it will be shipped off the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and office of the National Security Adviser for second look,” he said.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and Tetfund, Senator Ahmad Baba Kaita, said the interface had not finished yet a phase of bargain is drawing nearer between the two parties.
Eerlier before the meeting went into shut entryway, Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the current stalemate among ASUU and the Federal Government is an evil breeze that won’t benefit any of the two parties in any way.
The Senate President requested that the two parties locate a center ground to determine their disparities. “It must be a success win circumstance,” Lawan said.
Additionally present at the gathering were the Minister of Education, Adamu and the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris and ASUU agents.
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