1,115 Ghost Workers To Be Prosecuted In Bauchi

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1,115 ghost workers uncovered in verification exercise of workers in the state and local government service will be prosecuted by the Bauchi state government.

Governor disclosed this on Thursday when he received report of the 25-member Workers’ Verification Committee.

The saddled with responsibility of sanitising both the nominal and payroll of the civil servants in the state declared 1,115 ghost workers and 5,429 illegal employees in the state.

The also declared 1,712 illegal pensioners in state and local government service.

Mohammed said state government would constitute a to carefully study and implement findings and recommendations of the verification committee, and expressed readiness to prosecute the culprits.

He said that those found to be involved in collecting undeserved salaries and pensions would be prosecuted to serve as a deterrent to others.