The Federal Federal government has explained at least 3,657 civil servants experienced been dragged in advance of the Impartial and Corrupt Techniques and associated offences Commission (ICPC) for their failure to get verified on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information and facts Process (IPPIS).
The Head of the Civil Provider of the Federation (HoCSF), Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan, declared this when she appeared on the weekly ministerial media briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Workforce at the Presidential Villa yesterday in Abuja.
Yemi-Esan, who was accompanied by other senior officers of the Federal Civil Company, also claimed 61,446 civil servants in the main ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) have been verified.
The HoCSF stated another 1,618 applicants ended up observed to have applied illegal or faux letters even though 874 officers have been suspended from IPPIS system.
She added that about N180 million was currently being saved monthly and about N2 billion yearly from the implementation of the IPPIS.
Yemi-Esan confident the country that the payment system could accommodate the salaries of college lecturers, who have rejected it in desire for University Transparency and Accountability Resolution (UTAS), which is but to move appropriate integrity exams.
Quoting figures in her electronic presentation during the briefing, Yemi-Esan pressured that 𔄙,610 faux letters 874 suspended on IPPIS platform names of 3,657 staff introduced to ICPC for failing to get confirmed and 61,446 officers verified in core MDAs”.
Yemi-Esan, though regretting that some previous long-lasting secretaries have been jailed for fraud, she claimed the country’s overall body of lasting secretaries has dissected what led to their downfall to prevent a repeat.
“You know the situation of a long lasting secretary and an accounting officer is a really precarious 1. When long lasting secretaries are appointed, the initially thing I tell them is that your situation is just one that shouldn’t be celebrated. It’s a single that should really make you come to be even much more cautious due to the fact even when someone else has fully commited a criminal offense, it is the long lasting secretary that will be held liable for that. That is what the Procurement Act has carried out to long term secretaries.
“We experienced a procurement retreat wherever that (difficulty) was talked about in extremely excellent details. I feel it’s termed vicarious legal responsibility. When even any individual else commits a crime, it is the everlasting secretary that will be held accountable. That is what the Procurement Act says currently.
“That is why even for the female Long lasting Secretary (at the Ministry of Inside, Anastasia Daniel-Nwobia, was jailed for fraud arising from the perform of the botched Nigerian Immigration Provider recruitment in 2014). This is due to the fact we experienced to get the information of the judgment so that we could look at it and see the place everlasting secretaries need to be a lot more careful.
“And we observed that even the choose reported there was no intent to defraud authorities by the long lasting secretary, but since the Procurement Act was not adopted, as it is stipulated, and as the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) also wrote that the Procurement Act was not followed in specifics.
referred to as General performance Management Method, in adherence to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari.
She claimed the new procedure, which is in line with world-wide greatest practices, will go a prolonged way in fulfilling the effectiveness of public personnel.