President Muhammadu Buhari says the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, cannot be reversed.
The President who emphasized that the policy has come to stay said the IPPIS was a move to block the loopholes in public finances, eliminate fraud and retrieve funds.
Speaking at the twenty-ninth convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Minna in Niger State, Buhari said IPPIS was part of his administration’s efforts to fight corruption.
The President was represented by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Ibrahim Isa Pantami.
According to the president, the policy should be appreciated and not opposed.
The President said the government was adopting a multi-prong approach in order to combat multifaceted challenges that currently beset the country.
He noted that government effort was appreciable and success recorded so far was also encouraging.