The Bayero University Kano has in line with the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPS guidelines, ended the appointment of all its Lectures on contract with the University.

The Bayero University Kano has in line with the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPS guidelines, ended the appointment of all its Lectures on contract with the University.

The University referred that the termination of the appointment is in line with the federal government directives to enroll staff on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) which does not accommodate contract staff.

One of the affected lecturers, Dr Sai’du Ahmad Dukawa confirmed that his contract appointment with the University has been terminated.

’ I have been on contract with the university for 7 years and my contract is renewed every two years. Although the contract is supposed to be renewed next year before it was terminated yesterday.’’

Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello the University Vice-Chancellor said the university gave the contract academic lecturers 40 days notice before termination of their appointment, against 30 days notice as contained in the contract agreement.

He said the university took the decision in line with the federal government move to stop payment of contract lecturers.

‘’ It is a condition to enrol staff in the salary payment platform of IPPIS. And the federal government made it clear that except the university would pay such staff from its internally generated revenue which we cannot.’’

The Vice-Chancellor said the termination of the contract staff would not affect the institution as they are not more than 5, noting that the university has 1, 776 academic staff.

He added that the contract academic staff that are foreigners are not affected

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