Home | News    Thursday 26 June 2014

305 workers laid off in W. Bahr el Ghazal after ghost names discovered

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

June 25, 2014 (JUBA) – The governor of South Sudan’s border state of Western Bahr El Ghazal says it has laid off 305 employees from active public service, some of whom were found to be ghost names.

Rizik Zachariah Hassan said the state’s public service ministry had managed to identify 162 ghost workers, with a further 143 employees at retirement age also laid off.

According to a statement obtained by Sudan Tribune on Wednesday, the majority of the workers had been employed in the health and education ministries.

The names of the ghost workers had appeared on the payroll but failed to physically appear for any assignment, with the ministries also unable to trace their files.

Governor Hassan clarified that those on the pension list would receive their salaries for a further three months after which their names would be removed from the pay roll.

Classified civil servants without any academic documents in their files would also be dismissed.

In 2012, more than 500 employees – the majority of them teachers – were terminated from the public service without benefits.

A national pension scheme and commission have yet to be established in South Sudan and it remains unclear how the government will handle the issue of pension for those who have reached retirement age.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 26 June 2014 08:36, by Mr Point

    This is good government!

    They have successfully reclaimed money that was being wasted through corruption. Now it can be used to provide vital services for citizens.

    WBEG government should continue this good work over the next many years and keep hunting the payroll ghosts.

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


When threatened, nature fights back: A case for wetlands 2016-09-26 10:24:12 By Dr. Abdulkarim Seid At a glance, wetlands – large expanses of swamps – seem like public nuisances, a waste of space; occupying prime land which could otherwise be turned into sprawling shopping (...)

UNHRC Meetings: Is it a “diplomatic conspiracy” and “CSOs camouflage”? 2016-09-26 06:01:34 Notions From the United Nations Human Rights Council in its 33rd Session on Sudan: Is it a “Diplomatic Conspiracy” and “CSOs camouflage”? By Mohamed Yassin As an attendee of the UN Human Rights (...)

U.S. interests with the Sudan made the Darfur issue disappears from the radar 2016-09-23 20:21:06 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman U.S. only Cares for Interests U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson, John Kirby, stated on September 20, 2016 that the United States welcomes cooperation (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Sudan: No justice for protester killings 2016-09-23 08:03:30 (Nairobi, September 22, 2016) – Sudanese authorities have yet to provide justice to victims of a violent crackdown on anti-austerity protesters in Khartoum in September 2013, the African Centre (...)

Kiir’s rope -à-dope 2016-09-08 12:57:35 COMMUNIQUE September 6, 2016 By Pa’gan Amum Okiech for South Sudan Reborn The United Nations Security Council, with all of its strength and power, is now being challenged by a diplomatic (...)

Sudanese students, activists are at risk of torture: HRW 2016-05-25 14:40:51 Human Rights Watch Sudan: Students, Activists at Risk of Torture Free Detainees; Investigate Abuses (Nairobi, May 25, 2016) – Sudanese national security officials have detained dozens of (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.