Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has directed the Head of Service (HoS) and Civil Service Commission, to fish out ghost workers and block leakages of syphoning government funds in the civil service.
Governor Mohammed issued the directive on Saturday in Bauchi, during a ministerial briefing by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
The governor, who noted that most of the ghost workers were on the payroll of Local Government Councils, said non-adherence to due process by MDAs in the state had become a common practice in the state.
This according to him, "with the briefing i received from the MDA’s, I will ensure the effective implementation of blueprint geared towards providing the required services and infrastructure to the people of the state".
The Headline News learnt that MDA’s has briefed the governor on their activities in the last four years, as part of efforts to identify challenges affecting smooth operations in the system.