The Federal Government has cleared 4,081 civil servants out of a total of 17,000 originally delisted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The civil servants have now been re-enrolled into the payroll of the Federal Government.
The fate of the other civil servants is yet to be known.
This development, which was made known to our correspondent in Abuja, comes amidst cries of withheld salaries of certain civil servants across the Federal Government’s ministries, departments and agencies.
The PUNCH reports that following the intervention of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, the Federal Government, through the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, began the verification of 17,000 civil servants who were recently delisted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System in October.
The 17,000 government employees were said to have been delisted from the IPPIS for failing to comply with verification exercises spanning over five years.
In the list obtained by our correspondent, it was observed that some of the civil servants cleared were from the State House, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Public Service Commission, Office of the Auditor General of the Federation and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation.
Others were from the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Ministry of Youths, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Ministry of Police Affairs, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development…
, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Aviation, Ministry of Education, Federal Civil Service Commission and Budget Office of the Federation.
The National President, ASSCN, Tommy Etim, did not respond to inquiries by our correspondent as of the time of filing this report.