11 July 2011
Former Finance Minister, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, said at the weekend that the Federal Government had removed a total of 43,000 “ghost workers” from the payroll of its ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) within the last one year.
Aganga, who spoke with journalists in
shortly after receiving the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) award for exemplary public office life, said this was achieved through the implementation of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). Lagos
He said the payroll of the Federal Government before IPPIS implementation had been 112,000 for the 36 MDAs.