FG Saves N2.293bn Monthly & Removes 23,846 Ghost Workers From Payroll

Date: 29-02-2016 11:50 am (5 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced on Sunday that over 23,846 ghost workers were being removed from its monthly payroll, saving the government N2.293 billion from the total salary bill for the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for February 2016 when compared to December 2015 when the BVN audit process commenced.

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, speaks on the withdrawals from TSA WAEC Ghost workers
Speaking on the matter, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said the ghost workers were uncovered in payrolls of various MDAs during the ongoing bank verification number (BVN)-based staff audit and enrollment to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

The BVN is a unique number that identifies each bank’s customer for “Know Your Customer” (KYC) purposes. The use of BVNs, rather than physical appearance of workers for biometric capture at the initial stage of verification, has significantly simplified and accelerated the progress of the payroll audit process and reduced the cost of implementation.

It was also gathered that the BVN platform to audit and sanitize the salary payment system, ministry of finance, has so far checked the details of about 312,000 civil servants currently enrolled on IPPIS.

Consequently, the development has led to the discovery of high level irregularities in salary payment. The audit is part of an anti-corruption campaign introduced by President Muhammadu Buhari
Corruption and mismanagement have long been a challenge to Nigeria’s growth, and the government has promised to cut costs to face an economic slowdown.


Posted: at 29-02-2016 11:50 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
- joromy at 29-02-2016 01:10 PM (5 years ago)
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GOO ACHIEVED
Posted: at 29-02-2016 01:10 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 29-02-2016 01:29 PM (5 years ago)
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OK NA BUHARI
Posted: at 29-02-2016 01:29 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Machealex at 29-02-2016 02:44 PM (5 years ago)
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Nice one
Posted: at 29-02-2016 02:44 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kison at 29-02-2016 03:02 PM (5 years ago)
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OK NA,,,,GREAT NEWS, U PPL SHOULD CONTINUE D GOOD WORK AND be careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLL.............
Posted: at 29-02-2016 03:02 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- kp45 at 29-02-2016 04:58 PM (5 years ago)
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Noted
Posted: at 29-02-2016 04:58 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- nwaafoigbo at 29-02-2016 07:23 PM (5 years ago)
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thief thief people
Posted: at 29-02-2016 07:23 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- owlwhy at 29-02-2016 09:32 PM (5 years ago)
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Nice one
Posted: at 29-02-2016 09:32 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Trueyarn at 29-02-2016 09:39 PM (5 years ago)
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Naja which way?nah some rogues dey use those ghost workers dey hammer.
Posted: at 29-02-2016 09:39 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- Eazyatumeyi at 29-02-2016 10:33 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: DR.kison on 29-02-2016 03:02 PM
OK NA,,,,GREAT NEWS, U PPL SHOULD CONTINUE D GOOD WORK AND be careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLL.............
Posted: at 29-02-2016 10:33 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- ujmaria at 29-02-2016 11:32 PM (5 years ago)
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Good one
Posted: at 29-02-2016 11:32 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- hackynoni111 at 1-03-2016 06:52 AM (5 years ago)
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change is here
Posted: at 1-03-2016 06:52 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- imaria at 1-03-2016 06:54 AM (5 years ago)
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Nice
Posted: at 1-03-2016 06:54 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- AmazingMarie at 1-03-2016 08:59 AM (5 years ago)
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how come corruption just took over people and their conscience. it bore down to the heads of department.
Posted: at 1-03-2016 08:59 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- vickie_guz at 2-03-2016 06:02 PM (5 years ago)
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Ok noted
Posted: at 2-03-2016 06:02 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- nonsovin at 2-03-2016 08:46 PM (5 years ago)
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Story for the gods! Just covering up things! Who is fooling who???
Posted: at 2-03-2016 08:46 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- emma4love3 at 25-03-2016 06:22 AM (5 years ago)
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is ok oooh
Posted: at 25-03-2016 06:22 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
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