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CAGD: Some category of Gov’t workers to forfeit salaries in December- Details

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CAGD: Some category of Gov’t workers to forfeit salaries in December- Details

The Controller And Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) has revealed that it will not pay some category of public sector workers who receive their salaries through their system.

According to a statement sighted by Educandghana.net, the action is to enhance the government’s effort in delivering speedy, secured and verified payroll services to government employees and pensioners while reducing the risk of undeserving payments or claims, the CAGD is collaborating with the National Identification Authority (NIA), to have a harmonized database to facilitate biometric and unique identification of all workers on the government payroll.

The CAGD has therefore advised that all prospective and existing government workers are to ensure they are registered with the NIA and have obtained their Identity numbers.

They have also revealed that effective December 1, 2021, workers on the Government of Ghana payroll who have not registered with the NIA will not be paid.