We Lost 20M to 362 Ghost Workers In Ekiti State -Commissioner
The Ekiti State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Adio Folaya has disclosed that the state government looses over N20 million naira to 362 ghost workers monthly.
The state commissioner made this known Today, while presenting the State Staff Verification Committee report to the state governor, Kayode Fayemi.
According to him, the initial record for ghost workers in the state was 652 and 362 currently on government payroll.
He further noted that all affected workers who has in one way or the other received the illegal payment will experience reduction in their pension and gratuity.
In His Words:
“Further screening by the committee revealed that only 362 workers out of the initial figure were clarified to be on government payroll as at June 2019.
“The committee recommends that all illegal salary so far earned by the affected workers should be deducted from their pension and gratuity.
“It also recommended that all involved should be prosecuted for fraud, along with anyone or persons identified to be their accomplices.
“They must introduce schedules of duties to their officers so that errant officers would be punished for any infraction.”