The FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed , has approved the compulsory retirement of 18 officers found culpable of age falsifications and certificate forgery.
This is one of the highpoints of the outcome of the recent Biometric Exercise carried out by the FCT Administration on staff data irregularities.
According to a statement by the chief press secretary to the Minister Mohammad Sule, The interim report of the Implementation Committee of the recommendations submitted by the firm that handled the Biometric Exercise has established and confirmed 18 cases of age falsification/certificate forgery.
The Minister has directed that further clarifications and assessments on 11 officers with pending remarks as well as 59 officers who are yet to respond to the queries sent to them through their respective Secretariats, Departments and Agencies (SDA’s).
The Minister has further directed that the Implementation Committee carry out thorough certificate verification of all staff employed from 2006 to date, including all certificates acquired from 2006 by serving officers to date.
He instructed that the salaries of 156 officers that were verified and cleared be restored with effect from the date of stoppage of their salaries.