By Modupe Shodehinde
The Federal Government on Friday, after a seven-hour negotiation with ASUU members has exempted them from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The government also agreed to ASUU’s demand to pay their members’ salary arrears from February to June through the old salary payment platform, Government Integrated Financial and Management Information System.
Also the Earned Allowances to university staff has been raised from N30bn to N35bn and the revitalization fund from N20bn to N25bn.
This was made known by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, while reading out the communique at the end of the meeting in Abuja.