The Federal Government will pay the promised increase arrears of salary only to biometrically verified staff of PHCN [ed. Power Holding Company of Nigeria], Mrs Ibikun Odusote, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power, has said.
Odusote made the position of the Federal Government known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja.
She said funds for the arrears of the payment promised by Mr President was available and would only be paid to biometrically verified PHCN workers with effect from September.
Odusote explained that the present administration was ready to implement 50 per cent wage increase for PHCN workers, adding that government, however, noticed ghost workers that induced the wage bill increase.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Nigeria: Government to Pay Increase Arrears Only to Those Biometrically Verified
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