The Federal authorities has dismissed claims by college lecturers that they haven’t been paid for eight months.
Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Schooling, insisted that such a declare was unfair.
Talking on Channels Tv’s Politics Right now, Nwajiuba stated some lecturers obtained extra salaries and needed to refund it to the federal government.
There was some controversy over the introduction of the Built-in Payroll and Personnel Info System (IPPIS) into the academic system.
Lecturers below the aegis of Educational Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) had faulted the introduction of IPPIS.
Amid the controversy over IPPIS, ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi had accused the federal authorities of withholding the salaries of lecturers for eight months.
Nonetheless, Nwajiuba stated: “I feel it’s a mislead say the federal government has not paid them in eight months. It is going to be unfair to the federal government and wouldn’t be essential to convey that type of argument as a result of some individuals might have totally different ranges.
“Some individuals even obtained salaries that weren’t satisfactory. Some individuals obtained over and needed to refund. There have been so many points with it.”