Bauchi start e-payment system to fish out ghost workers

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Bauchi state government has adopted digital payment system to fish out ghost workers in the state government payroll.

The State Head of Service , Alhaji Liman Bello, made the disclosure to journalists last Monday.

Represented by a director in the agency, the HOS recounted the benefits of the policy since its implementation in the state.

Alhaji Bello explained ; “The policy is not meant to witch hunt any civil servant in the state ,but a reform that will help the government to serve the people better and pay salaries as and when due”.

He regretted the illegal deductions in some workers’ salaries last month and assured civil servants that all issues will be addressed and everyone will soon receive his due pay.”

Speaking on the new system introduced by the government, the Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state, Mr. Hasimu Gital, commended the state government on its new policy, saying that it has helped to bring back sanity in the payment of salaries

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