Some 5,000 Federal workers may miss Nov. Dec salaries

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Some 5,000 workers on the payroll of yhe Federal Government of Nigeria may not receive their November. and December salaries on time due to discrepancies in their records

This was disclosed by the National President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Tommy Okon in Abuja on Tuesday, November 28.

Mr. said 2,772 workers had been confirmed and sent to the integrated payroll and personnel information system (IPPIS) for payment. However, there were still discrepancies in the dates of birth and first appointments of about 5,000 federal workers.

He said six teams were working to ensure the exercise finished on schedule. He also advised affected civil servants to regularly check the Head of Service of the Federation’s website for updates.

“As of today, only those who had earlier completed their verification exercise but were mistakenly delisted have had their salaries restored, while 5,000 civil servants still have discrepancies on their date of first appointment and dates of birth…

“It is advisable for a public servant to develop the habit of checking the HOS website for regular updates. We have confirmed that the salary for November 2023 is concluded. Therefore, those affected will not get their salaries for November,” he added.

He implored the Federal Government to find a quick solution to the problem.

Okon urged union members to be patient as, according to him, everything was being done within the limits of the law to ensure that the issues were resolved quickly.

He appealed to the Federal Government through the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation to expedite action to ensure that December salaries were not delayed.

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