The Federal Authorities has blamed the continued civil unrest by youths throughout the nation on the economic motion embarked upon by the Educational Employees Union of College (ASUU) within the nation.
Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, stated this in a reconciliation assembly between the Federal Authorities and ASUU on Thursday in Abuja.
In accordance with Ngige, “for the previous one week, we now have all been on our toes, we’ve been assembly, and we pray that this assembly will yield good fruits.
“We don’t benefit from the truth that the youngsters who’re imagined to be at school are being recruited into the EndSARS, #EndStrike, #EndSWAT marketing campaign.
“As a lot as doable, we’ll attempt to see how we are able to meet ourselves midway in order that we are able to resolve this disaster to the advantages of all and the nation at massive.”
The minister stated that the Federal Authorities has commenced the method of testing the College Transparency Accountability Resolution (UTAS) platform, created by ASUU.
He stated that ASUU members have claimed that the platform will accommodate the peculiarities of the college techniques and that the platform will contain three levels of the take a look at to be concluded inside the timeframe the union gave the federal government.
“Now we have the preliminary report, and the take a look at run on the UTAS, and we imagine that with that, we can get it proper.
“Let me make it clear to members of the press. We by no means stated UTAS would exchange the Built-in Personnel Info System (IPPIS) as a few of you’re reporting.
“No! The UTAS developed by them is for the College techniques, and so they really feel that it captures the peculiarities which can be configured to accommodate all of the College techniques, particularly because it impacts the Professors and different instructing workers and even the Non-Educational Employees.
“We, as a authorities, really feel we’re going to put it up for assessments – three levels of the take a look at. We’ve accomplished the primary stage of the take a look at, which is throughout the timeline of six months that ASUU promised.
“We’re going to do one other integrity take a look at, Alpha take a look at, Beta take a look at and the one they name roll-over and different no matter take a look at. It’s the technologists that know all these assessments. However that is the spherical we’re happening now,” he stated.