By Dahiru Hassan
Nasarawa state government has commenced the Biometric data capture of all the civil servants across the state to fish out ghost workers in the public service.
During the commencement of the excise at the government house lafia, governor Abdullahi sule said government will not fold it’s arms and allow few individuals in ministries, departments and agencies sabotaging it’s effort.
Rebranding and reviving the state civil service for uptimal formance has been one of the major focus and priority of governor Abdullahi sule’s administration since assumption of office.
Biometric data capture of civil servants in the state was part of several measures put in place by the administration to bring sanity in government ministries, departments and agencies.
Speaking during the symbolic inauguration of the excise, governor Abdullahi sule explained that the essence of the excise was to ensure transparency, accountability and prudent management of government resources.
Governor sule noted that government has received several complains on the payroll size even with the retirement of many staff but the payroll still remain stagnant.
While calling on civil servants across the state to give the team maximum support and cooperation to discharge their duties, Governor sule explained that the excise will cover all the civil servants in the state and local the local government areas.
Highlight of the event was the symbolic Biometric data capture of the state governor Abdullahi sule signifying the commencement of the excise in the state.