President Muhammadu Buhari has maintained in his annual speech to the joint session of the two chambers of the National Assembly on Thursday that members of the Association of Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will be paid.
He restated the federal government’s position on the payment of university lecturers’ salaries using the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) payment method and explained that all sectors of the economy would be given attention in the 2021 budget allocation.
While highlighting the 2021 Appropriation budget to the National Assembly, he remarked that lecturers who have been enrolled in the IPPIS will be paid their salaries without difficulty.
President Buhari admonished ASUU to recognize and understand the efforts of the government in removing fraud from the nation’s educational institutions.
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