|Governor, Mohammed Abubakar|
Bauchi State Government civil servants verification exercise , state government discovered 6,065 ghost workers on its payroll.
State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed this during an interactive session with the press, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Bauchi State Council, at the Government House, Bauchi, on Sunday 26th June,2016.
He admitted that there were loophole in the last verification exercise carried out in the state, that he will continue to carryout more verification exercise to enable the state reduce ghost workers from the state.
Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, told press that he already using administrative rule to investigate those behind the sabotage, saying those found guilty would be dealt according to the law.
Mohammed Abubakar, said he could not disclose the amount so far saved from the past verification, attributed the inability to the garnishee order placed by an Industrial Court against the account of the state government for the non-payment of the April 2016 workers’ salaries.
He said that his government would embark on yet another round of workers’ verification to enable it to access the Federal Government’s budget support programme.