According to reports, Federal Government has moved to stop the salaries of university staff, due to not every staff has captured under the integrated personnel and payroll information system (IPPIS).
Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), wrote a letter to all Vice Chancellors and signed by the Director, IPPIS, Dr. Nsikak Ben.
It reads…University Staff have till November, 2020, to be captured on IPPIS or forfeit their salaries, and any staff institution who has not enrolled on the integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), either as a result of Study Leave (with pay), Maternity Leave or on Medical ground, will no longer appear on the IPPIS payroll with effect from November, 2020 payroll, said by the Accountant-General.
He added that, exception will be granted to university staff who present for the biometric data capture at the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF), in Abuja with an introduction letter/IPPIS Enrollment forms duly endorsed by the principal authorities of the Institution.
While coming for captured under IPPIS, university staff were urged to come along with all supporting documents, including evidence of six months’ salary bank statement”.
But additional exemptions will be granted to university staff whose institutions “provide evidence of study leave, stating the duration to justify such persons being retained on the payroll.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, said while presenting 2021 budget before the National Assembly that from next year, civil servants not captured under IPPIS will forfeit their salaries.