18 May 2017

Nigeria: Over 20,000 Ghost Workers in Military Pension Payroll - Minister

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali said over 20,000 ghost workers were discovered after verification of military pensioners payroll.

Dan-Ali made this known in Abuja on Tuesday at a town hall meeting organized by the ministry of Information and Culture.

He said ghost workers were discovered in the payroll of the military pensioners, which has saved government money.

He also said the ministry of Defence facilitated the administration of Group Life Assurance scheme for members of the Armed Forces.


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