Checkout whooping sum Ekiti loses yearly to ghost workers

 

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says the state loses about N400m annually to local government ghost workers.

This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Olayinka Oyebode.

According to the statement titled, ‘Ekiti Loses N19.3m Monthly To LG Ghost Workers – Report’, Fayemi lamented that some local government workers sit in Lagos State but earn salaries in Ekiti without justifying their salaries.

The governor spoke on Tuesday while receiving the report of a committee set up by the state government on Local Government Staff Verification.

At least 362 ghost workers were discovered in the exercise to block financial loopholes in the local government system.

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The statement quoted the governor as saying –

“This is a matter we need to look into, you can’t sit in Lagos and be earning salaries in Ekiti for work you have not done. But it is our duty to stop that from happening, it is not the duty of the person that is cheating the system.

“The resources available to us is limited, we all know this, some pretend not to know but anyone that has limited knowledge of government finances will know that already we spent a bulk of what comes to this state on emolument and we have many people who are not public servants or political appointees, yet they too expect that government will touch their lives.

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