Politics My late dad still on Abia payroll —Commissioner -Punch



IRKED by the reluctance of the members of staff of sub-treasuries to implement the government’s new policy on electronic payment of pensioners, the Abia State Government has directed the immediate stoppage of their salaries.

The Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Philip Nto, in a release, said the disciplinary measure would not be vacated until the erring officers comply with the new policy, which he explained, was aimed at eradication corruption in the system.

Nto, who lamented that his late father’s name was still in the pensioners’ payroll years after his demise, said the government would not hesitate to expose and prosecute any official found defrauding the state.

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SOURCE: #Punch

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