07th Mar, 2020 @ 11:50


Federal Government of Nigeria discovers 70,000 ghost workers through IPPIS


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The Federal Government of Nigeria has made public the discovery of over 70,000 ghost workers in the Federal Civil Service through the commissioning of Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

The discovery was made known by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, while addressing the media in Kano State during the opening of the 2020 Management retreat for Treasury Directors of Finance and Directors of Internal Audit.

According to the minister, the Federal Government is hoping to make the system free of ghost workers as soon as possible through IPPIS. Below are her statements:

I know that we have up to 70,000 ghost workers that have been identified in this process and we hope that we will come to a time when we will say that we have no ghost workers.

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Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

In response to various questions on the Lecturer’s refusal to register with IPPIS, the minister said that about 55% of members comprising the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had registered to IPPIS. She further stated that those lecturers yet to be captured into the IPPIS won’t be paid salary for February. 

She further stated that they had encountered resistance from ASUU on the implementation of the IPPIS and was happy to report that, at least, up to 55% of ASUU members are registered; and the unregistered will not get their February salary.

Recall that on the 1st of February, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami disclosed that 60,000 ghost workers had been detected with the implementation of IPPIS while delivering a lecture as the guest lecturer during the 29th convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State. Below are his statements:

Through the implementation of IPPIS system in Nigeria, a total of 60,000 ghost workers have been detected in government pay roll.

However, Zainab Ahmed stated a contrasting figure (70,000 ghost workers) during her briefing to newsmen.

The Director of Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), Mr Olufehinti Olusegun said the Federal Government saved over N206 billion in salaries of Federal Civil Service during the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years. According to him, this was achieved via the sealing of financial leakages of various ghost workers. He added that the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari had helped sustain the policy which was introduced in 2007.

Eventually, he gave the breakdown of the N206 billion in salaries of federal civil servants as N76 billion in 2017 and N130 billion in 2018.



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