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FG Uncovers About 1,617 Public Servants With Fake Employment Letters.



FG Uncovers About 1,617 Public Servants With Fake Employment Letters.
FG Uncovers About 1,617 Public Servants With Fake Employment Letters.

Tuesday, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, said that the government uncovered 1,618 civil servants with fake employment letters.

She also noted that the government Uncovered About 1,617 Public Servants With Fake Employment Letters.
Speaking with selected journalists in Abuja before the 2023 Civil Servants Week, she noted that a committee was working towards salary harmonization in the civil service.

“The Presidential Committee on Salary Harmonization is working to review salaries to reduce the disparity. Earlier, 40 per cent of the Basic salary was approved by FEC as a Peculiar allowance from January 2023. Also, we are working towards an Upward Review of Staff Duty Tour Allowance.

“On the procurement of insurance cover for the federal government employees from 9th February 2023 to 8th February 2024; and payment of backlog of death benefits to over 1500 deceased officers to their beneficiaries from 2021 to date.

FG Uncovers About 1,617 Public Servants With Fake Employment Letters.

On the third pillar of FCSSIP 25, the Office of the Head of Service has been working towards implementing the HR Module of IPPIS to bridge the identified gaps in the system.

As you are aware, before introducing the current mechanisms to drive the implementation of the IPPIS, the plan was bedevilled with considerable leakages and wastes as well as the incessant infiltration of ‘ghost workers’ etc.

“Consequent upon the identified loopholes in the IPPIS, the Office introduced control mechanisms. Notable among others was the inauguration of a Committee on Enrolment of Newly Recruited Civil Servants on 1st March 2021.

Hence, this and other initiatives in accelerating the roll-out of the HR Module of the IPPIS have brought about the following: Detection of 1,618 fake/illegal employment letters; Continuous suspension of Officers from the IPPIS platform for not uploading their records; Verification of 69,854 officers across the core MDAs in FCT and the six (6) geo-political zones.”

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the Accountant General of the Federation, Oluwatoyin Madein, noted that there won’t be a delay in the payment of July 2023 salaries for civil servants. She made this clarification during the meeting with the HOS Abuja.

Earlier, Our correspondent reported delays in paying May 2023 and June 2023 salaries.

Madein noted that the delay in May and June 2023 salaries was due to some bottlenecks beyond the control of the Office of the Accountant General. She said modalities have been implemented to ensure wages are paid as and when due.

She said, “For May and June, we encountered some difficulties beyond our control, but I can assure you that everything has been put in place to ensure that July 2023 salaries are not delayed and will be paid any moment from now.”

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