Govt workers without Ghana Card to be taken off payroll – Controller General

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Govt workers without Ghana Card to be taken off payroll - Controller General

A statement released by the Controller and Accountant General Department says all government workers without the Ghana Card will not paid from December 1, 2021.

The statement which was signed by the Acting Controller and Accountant-General, Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem\ said, ”As part of of Government of Ghana’s efforts to deliver speedy, secure and verified payroll services to government employees and pensioners while reducing the risk of underserving payments or claims, the Controller and Accountant General’s Department is collaborating with the National Identification Authority to have a harmonized database to facilitate biometric and unique identification of all workers on the government payroll.”

”By this notice, all existing and prospective government workers are to ensure they are registered with the NIA and have their identify number.”