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Abia discovers over 4,000 fake pensioners on its payroll

The Abia State government has announced the discovery of fake pensioners numbering 4,334 on the state’s payroll.

According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ugochukwu Emezue,the discovery has saved the state about N88,072,529 since the discovery.

“The state government, earlier in the year, engaged the services of a seasoned consultancy firm in February to do a thorough job as far as the issue of pensioners are concerned” the statement read.

“The outcome of the work is the revelation of fake pensioners receiving payment from the state government” Emezue said, adding that the state governor, Theodore Orji will continue to focus on the welfare of pensioners in the state.

http://www.channelstv.com/home/2012/05/25/abia-discovers-over-4000-fake-pensioners-on-its-payroll/

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One comment on “Abia discovers over 4,000 fake pensioners on its payroll

  1. Pingback: 4,334 ghost pensioners on Abia’s payroll « TransformationWatch

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