The Federal Government has enrolled over 39,160 university lecturers in 27 universities into the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System. The Director, IPPIS in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Olufehinti Olusegun, gave the figure during an exclusive interview with our correspondent on Friday.
He said the over 39,160 enrolment figure for the 27 universities was what had been compiled as at 5pm on Friday. He said that contrary to objections raised by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to the IPPIS initiative, many of them have been enrolled into the platform.
Giving a breakdown of the IPPIS enrollment, he said over 3,000 workers had been enrolled at the University of Benin while University of Port Harcourt and Ahmadu Bello University had enrolment figures of about 1,900 and 3,500 workers respectively.