Federal Government has ordered the verification and revalidation of all credentials and records of all staff in the Federal Civil Service.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi gave the directive to officials managing the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) in a circular signed by the Permanent Secretary (Special Duties) in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Amina Shamaki.
He said that the exercise would encompass verification and revalidation of crucial documents of all Federal Staff in the Core Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government (MDAs) and their Outstations in the affected states in collaboration with other IPPIS stakeholders.
Kifasi stated that when the exercise is concluded, it would provide for a centralised data base system for the Nigerian Public Service with a single, accurate source of employee information that would aid government’s manpower planning and decision making.
The Head of Service said further that the exercise, which is the second phase, would commence at the headquarters of Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the FCT on May 11 to May 22 and between May 18 to 22 in the North-East and North Central Zones.