The Niger State Government has dismissed 80 civil servants for allegedly placing themselves on salaries above their current status.

The state Head of Service, Salamatu Abubakar, who made the disclosure during a press conference in Minna revealed that their dismissal was approved by the State Executive Council at its meeting on Thursday, September 10.

The Head of Service Mrs. Abubakar added that the officers placed themselves on allowances above their current status and entitlement.

She said the report of the committee was submitted to the office of the head of service which transmitted it to the Auditor General for further action.

Furthermore, the head of service added that the report was later presented to the state executive council, which approved the dismissal of the 80 officers from service on Thursday.

She said that the officers were from the Ministries of Health and Education, as well as the Hospital Services and Management Board and Primary Health Care Development Agency.

Others were from the School of Health Technology, Tunga Magajiya, School of Midwifery, the High Court, and Sharia Court of the state Judiciary.


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2 thoughts on “Niger State Govt sacks 80 civil servants over fraud

  1. Lisa Amara says:

    Just imagine nawaooo

    1. abuhbaiyeoma says:

      I don’t know why people ar not alwz satisfy with their own but choose to add up with illegal payrolls.

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