Education Minister Pledges To Facilitate Implementation Of Presidential Directive On IPPIS

From Lateef Taiwo

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman says, the ministry will do everything possible within the ambit of the law to facilitate the full implementation of the presidential directives on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information system (IPPIS) as it affects tertiary institutions in the country.

A statement by the ministry’s Director Press & Public Relations, Bem Goong, stated that the minister made this commitment in his office recently in Abuja when he met with the leadership of the committee of Provost of Colleges of Education in Nigeria.
Tahir also promised a consistent and positive interface with the committee to ensure industrial peace and harmony in the nation’s Colleges of Education.

Also speaking, the Minister of State for Education, Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu admonished the positive attitude of the leadership of the Colleges of Education, adding that the ministry will reciprocate the gesture in order to ensure a harmonious working relationship between the ministry and all Colleges of Education nationwide.

Sununu called on the leadership of the colleges and relevant stakeholders to close ranks with the Ministry to ensure improved enrolment of students into the Colleges in order to guarantee steady supply of qualified teachers at the basic level of The nation’s educational system.

The minister added that the ministry will continue to work hard to create incentives for teachers as well as mobilize enrolment into the Colleges of Education.

Speaking earlier, Chairman of the committee of all provosts of Colleges of Education Nationwide, Prof. Faruk Haruna and the Chairman of the Committee of provosts of Federal Colleges of Education Dr. Ali Adamu were unanimous in appealing to the ministers to facilitate the implementation of the presidential directive to take Colleges of Education out of the IPPIS.


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