Enugu Governor Peter Mbah has directed the verification and biometric capturing of all local government workers in the state.
This is contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Chidiebere Onyia on Thursday in Enugu.
According to the statement, the verification committee will be inaugurated on Friday, December 1, 2023 at the government house, Enugu.
The verification exercise, Onyia added, shall commence on that same Friday, December 1, 2023 and continue till the end of February 2024 with random visits by the verification committee to any of the 17 local governments in the state any working day of the week.
The statement advised workers in various council areas to be on duty with their letters of appointment and schedule of duty for verification and biometric capturing.
“Those absent and others confirmed not to have been fulfilling the terms of their employment shall cease to be government employees.
“Also, all local governments by this announcement are hereby directed to henceforth submit their lists of attendance for the previous week on Wednesdays to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government”, the statement concludes.