Federal civil service undergoing secret employment — Senate raises alarm

The Senate on Wednesday raised the alarm that some officials of the federal civil service are engaging in secret recruitment claiming that there was an embargo on employment. The red chamber, therefore, challenged heads of the various federal ministries and agencies to provide evidence that there was an official circular, placing an embargo on employment. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character Commission and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator Danjuma La’ah, stated this when he defended the 2022 budget report before the Appropriation panel of the red chamber. He said his committee had mandated all the MDAs to increase their personnel cost

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