FG orders verification of civil servants credentials

nigeria newspaper

All civil servants on the Federal Government payroll are to undergo compulsory verification and revalidation of their credentials and service records.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, directed officials handling the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System to undertake the exercise.

The exercise, Mr. Kifasi said in a circular issued by the Permanent Secretary (Special Duties) in his office, Amina Shamaki, should cover the verification and revalidation of vital documents belonging to all workers in the core ministries, departments and agencies.

The Head of Service said staff of all Federal Government agencies in outstations in all the states of the federation would be screened in collaboration with other IPPIS stakeholders.

The exercise, which is in its second phase, would begin in Abuja from Monday, May 11 to May 22, 2015, and May 18 to 22, 2015 in the North-East and North Central zones.

When the exercise is concluded, Mr. Kifasi said it would provide a centralised database for the public service with a single, accurate source of employee information that would aid government’s manpower planning and decision making.

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