The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has pointed out why it won’t call off the industrial action embarked upon by its members.
The Coordinator of the Calabar Zone of ASUU, Dr. Aniekan Brown said the industrial action would continue as long as the government insists on the Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System, IPPIS.
Addressing journalists yesterday in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Brown described IPPIS as a cesspool of corruption.
He also dismissed claims by the Government that 71,000 ASUU members had already accepted to register with the IPPIS.
Describing the claim as incorrect, Brown insisted that such was a distraction to the academic body.
He said: “The distraction known as IPPIS is a cesspool of corruption and Federal…