Minister Tahir Vows Faithful Implementation Of Presidential Directives On IPPIS For Tertiary Schools
Education Minister, Professor Tahir Mamman, has promised that his Ministry would do everything possible to facilitate the full implementation of the presidential directives on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information system (IPPIS) as it affected Tertiary Institutions in the country.
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, according to a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Ben. Bem Goong.
Tahir also promised a consistent and positive interface with the committee to ensure industrial peace and harmony in the Nation’s Colleges of Education.
4. The Committee of Provost of Colleges of Education Nationwide is made up of Provosts of Federal, States as well as Private Colleges of Education.
Speaking in the same vein, the Minister of State for Education, Hon. 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.
Dr Sununu called on the Leadership of the Colleges of Education 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 our 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.
Chairman of the Committee of All Provosts of Colleges of Education Nationwide, Professor 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.