1st June 2016.
By Yunusa Abdullahi
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla have reiterated the resolved of his administration to have a zero tolerance for corruption, Mismanagement and waste of public funds .The Governor gave the assurance when he received an interim report of the committee on Verification of Local Government Staff headed by Cheif Maurice Vunobolki at the Council Chambers of the Government House, Yola.
While submitting the report, the Chairman of the committee Chief Maurice Vunobolki said the Thirteen Man committee was set up in July 2015 to verify the actual Local Government Workforce with a view to creating a Data Base for effective implementation of the e-payment salary system in Adamawa state.
The committee chairman explained that the committee had identified fraudulent alteration of names on payment vouchers, pay record cards, Employment in 2015 that violated Executive limit approvals, irregular and under - age employment.
According to the chairman, a total number of 12,609, failed the migration process 5,119 did not turn up for the verification exercise and 1,780 were under -aged employee. He said the committee established the correct Grade Levels /Steps of the screened staff using the 18,000 Naira Minimum wage salary system, Consolidated medical salary structure (CONMESS ) and consolidated Health salary structure (CONMESS ).
Chief Maurice Vunobolki pointed out that the report contains Findings, Observations, agenda Recommendations and Consideration for further action by the government and hoped that the government would fine the report useful for the implementation of e-payment salary scheme for local government in the state.
He thanked the Governor on behalf of the members of the committee for giving them the opportunity to contribute their own quota towards the development and progress of the state.
While receiving the report, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla thanked members of the committee for a job well done and assured that a committee would be set up to in order to produce a white paper based on the committee 's report for proper implementation by the government.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla said his administration is poised to to ensure that prudence management of resources are enhance in order to uplift the living standards of the people of Adamawa state and called on the relevant agencies to consider the report for the development of the state as a whole.
It could be recalled that the Maurice Vunobolki 's committee was inaugurated in July 2015 by Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla to verify the actual workforce of Local Government Councils in Adamawa state.