“Ghost workers still exists in State payroll” – Bauchi Governor

Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has disclosed the discovery of ghost workers in the state Ministries,  Departments and Agencies.

The Governor disclosed this while addressing Government House Correspondents on Ministerial briefing he received from all the MDA’s in the state.

The Governor who said most of the ghost workers were from Local Governments, directed the State Head of Civil Service and the State Civil Service Commission to block the leakages.

He condemned the bad practice and non adherence to due process by Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the state as he discovered during the briefing.

Governor Bala Mohammed who expressed concern for the what he identified as huge challenges facing Health and Education sectors, said contract for the renovation of schools would soon be awarded in addition to recruitment of health personnel.

He regretted that, the health sector was faced with challenges of non functional of Primary Healthcare centers and lack of human capital while the poverty has affected the enrollment of children into schools by their parents.

According to him, with the briefing he received from the MDA’s, he would be able to ensure effective implementation of his blue print geared towards providing the required services and infrastructure to the people of the state.

It will be recalled that the Ministerial briefing was conducted by for the last ten days as part of efforts to know the challenges affecting the smooth operations of Ministries Departments and Agencies in the state with a view to addressing them.


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