Nigeria FG Uncovered 60,000 Ghost Workers

Acting President Osinbajo while giving update on government’s war on corruption at the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity in Lagos revealed that the war on corruption has led to the uncovered of 60,000 ghost workers in the country.

The acting president however, did not reveal how much government now saves with the uncovering of the 60,000 ghost workers.

But he said the closure of over 20, 000 government bank accounts and the introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has brought a great deal of sanity into handling of public funds.

‘’Getting all our armed forces personnel on the electronic human resource payroll to prevent scams in the service.” Stressing that the Buhari admnistration would not relent in the anti-corruption war, although he stressed that the war was better fought by preventing it than trying to recover stolen funds.

Given example on the $15billion arms funds allegedly stolen during the Jonathan presidency and the frustrations government currently faces in recovering stolen funds stashed abroad.

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