Viral Wage Screenshots: Transaction References Present It’s False
In response to the viral screenshots of alleged wage alert obtained by some civil servants in Kogi State and the widespread stories of ridiculous proportion fee to the civil servants by the Kogi State authorities, officers have carried out financial institution verification of the transactions within the screenshots to determine their authenticity.
The reference numbers of a few of the purported alerts revealed that they’re pretend and will have emanated from mischief-makers trying to discredit the efficiency of governor Yahaya Bello in Kogi State or making a malicious misunderstanding of the governor as he’s being known as upon by Nigerians to declare curiosity for 2023 presidency.
In response to the transaction monitoring achieved by the officers of the federal government within the presence of some involved residents in undisclosed banks in Lokoja, the reference numbers within the viral screenshots together with that of N2,500 are invalid.
The officers in a media briefing after the train monitored by journalists defined that no civil servant can earn N2,500 regardless of the circumstances, not even those that most have taken one mortgage or the opposite, noting that there’s a benchmark for salaries for Civil Servants within the state.
They mentioned they’re conscious that efforts are being constituted of sure quarters to annoyed the presidential ambition of Governor Bello by pretend information, urging that the general public ought to disregard such unverifiable tales on social media.
The delegates moreover disclosed that the Kogi Civil service earlier than the approaching of Governor Yahaya Bello was an enormous mess, to the extent that the federal government of Bello met an enormous wage invoice and an enormous debt. This was a results of an undefined wage construction and over-bloated service compounded by ghost employees and indiscriminate recruitment of individuals into the civil service with no regard for due processes however political compensation. The governor was capable of reform the civil service and cleared backlogs.
On what the general public ought to do at any time when such doctored info comes their manner, they mentioned the state civil service board is at all times there to make clear everybody on all issues regarding salaries, including that Kogi civil service is automated enabling salaries to be paid earlier than the twenty eighth of each month for the reason that removing of ghost employees in 2016.