FG To Handover 23,000 ‘Ghost Workers’ To EFCC

FG To Handover 23,000 ‘Ghost Workers’ To EFCC

By Daily Trust on February 12, 2016
Nigeria's finance minister, Kemi Adeosun
Nigeria's Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, an accountant and former commissioner of finance in Ogun State

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun this afternoon told Senate Committee on Finance that the 23,000 ghost workers unravelled in the Federal Civil Service would be handed over to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

 Speaking when she appeared before the committee, the Minister said banks that connived with the workers to pad the Federal government payroll are going to be prosecuted too.

 “We will not only sack them, we will ensure the recovery of the money they have been collecting over the years from the Federal government, ” she said.

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