Relief appears to be on the way for the three hundred and thirty-one federal civil servants who salaries were suspended on the IPPIS platform for their failure to carry out the online records update of the HR Module of Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) and participate in the physical verification exercise.
This is because the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation ( OHCSF) to contact designated staff of IPPIS-SW department (OHCSF) for guidance on the resolution of the issues.
A statement made available on Friday to The Shield Online by Abdulaganiyu Aminu, Director, Press & Public Relations, OHCSF stated that “Following the suspension of salaries of some Federal Civil Servants on the IPPIS platform for failure to update their HR Records online as published on the website of OHCSF, the affected officers are advised to contact the underlisted staff of IPPIS-SW department (OHCSF) for guidance on the resolution of the issues:
i. Shagari, B.B. – 09092357038
ii. Husseini Mustafa- 08055247308
iii. Barde, A.Z. -0803354 8713
iv. Halilu Yusuf- 08023 732827″
A circular with ref: HCSF/CSO/HRM/T/41 issued on 9th June, 2021 and signed on behalf of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan by the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office, Mahmuda Mamman and addressed to all Permanent Secretaries, Accountant General of the Federation and the Auditor-General of the Federation had said that despite all the various circulars issued requesting employees of MDAs to carry out an online records update on the HR Module of IPPIS verification portal, some employees in the core-MDAs failed to comply with the directives.
The circular added that “As a result of this, they could also not participate in the physical verification exercise that was carried out between June 2018 and December 2020 as their records were not found on the verification portal.
” It would be recalled that the HR Module of IPPIS records update exercise was initiated to rid the service of ghost workers, cut down on government expenditure and ensure credible personnel records.
“The present exercise is said to be the first phase as more names would be published in subsequent phases.”