Borno Government Uncovers 2,556 Ghost Workers

Borno State under the Leadership of Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum, uncovered Twenty-two thousand, five hundred and fifty-six ghost workers.

This was the finding after two simultaneous verification exercises ordered by Borno State, Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum.

The numbers of ghost workers were contained in separate reports presented on Wednesday to the governor by the committee on local government staff verification, chaired by Senator Kaka Malam Yale, and another on primary school teachers chaired by Dr. Shettima Kullima.

The findings revealed that 14,762 ghost workers were within the local government pay system, while 7,794 ghost teachers were also identified.

A total figure of over N420 million was saved, according to the data presented to the Governor.
The amount came from about N183.6 million recovered in bogus teachers salary while another N237 million was recovered from ghost local government staff.

Credit: ObjecTv Media

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