Worried about the endless bottleneck that militates against the proper functioning of the payment of wages and in order to put an end to it in order to make the wage administration in the state transparent, the government of the State of Bauchi announced the introduction of a statewide nominal list system.
The disclosure was made by Secretary of State Government Barr Ibrahim Kashim as he briefed reporters on the results of an emergency meeting of critical stakeholders in the pay administration held at his office, Government House, Bauchi.
Ibrahim Kashim said the emergency meeting discussed at length the achievements so far recorded by the state government in addressing the challenges of paying wages and developing new modalities to ensure the effectiveness of the new pay system. introduced before it is handed over to the office of the head of the state civil service.
He further explained that the adoption of the statewide nominal list system aims to provide a credible system for the payment of wages in state and local governments to ensure the sanity of the wage bill. .
Ibrahim Kashim added that “the purpose of our meeting today is to discuss what we have achieved so far and we are satisfied with the new system and it will be handed over to the office of the head of the civil service”.
According to SSG, “By the grace of God, the issue of everyone being left behind in paying wages would be a thing of the past as now the responsibility is only for MDAs. “
SSG recalled that since 2019, the state government has engaged a consultant to resolve the lingering issues of pay administration in the state and has done a lot to identify numerous fraudulent activities in the system.
He stressed that “His Excellency is reforming the system of local government and part of the reforms grants them the autonomy of the governor. “
Civil Service Chief Alhaji Yahuza Adamu, who appreciated the support of civil servants in the current administration, said his office will ensure the effective implementation of the new pay administration system for the benefit of workers.
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