FG to sanction civil servants who collect salaries after relocating abroad


President Bola Tinubu has said that civil servants who relocated abroad but are still receiving salaries from the Federal coffers must be made to refund the money.

The President stated this at an event organized by the office of the head of the civil service of the federation (HOCSF) to mark the 2024 civil service weekon Saturday, June 22.

Speaking at the vent, President Tinubu who was represented by George Akume, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), directed that the heads and supervisors of the departments of such workers must also be sanctioned.

“While I was away in South Africa, I monitored some of the activities and especially read the shocking revelation by the head of service about hundreds of workers who had relocated abroad, without formally resigning their appointments and who were drawing salaries from the treasury, for years. 

Although, the head of service said some of these fraudulent workers have been uncovered, she should not stop there.

The culprits…

Source: Linda Ikeji