Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered 37,395 ghost workers on the Federal Civil Service payroll.
This was disclosed by the acting chairman of the commission Ibrahim Magu at an anti-corruption sensitisation programme, organised by the commission for workers in Works and Housing sectors.
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He revealed that the federal government had lost about N1 billion to the ghost workers.
He said the figure will definitely increase as the commission unravels more ghost workers buried deep in Federal Civil Service payrolls.
- News 24