Monday, 21 March 2016

FG denies planning to retrench civil servants. cc @DrJoeAbah


Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed 
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has said there is no plan by the Federal Government to retrench civil servants.
This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Charles Dafe, Director of Information in the Ministry.
The statement quoted Ahmed to have said this when Mr Makhtar Diop, Vice President African Region, World Bank, visited the minister in Abuja.
It, however, stated that the present administration was committed to removing ghost workers from the public system.
The statement also said that the Federal Government was making thorough scrutiny on public expenditure to guarantee better returns on expenditure.
(NAN)

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