Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State has directed the verification and biometric capturing of all local government workers in the state.
The directive is contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Chidiebere Onyia, on Wednesday in Enugu.
According to the state government, the verification committee will be inaugurated on Friday (today) at the Government House, Enugu.
The statement added that the exercise would begin on Friday and continue until the end of February 2024 with random visits by the verification committee to any of the 17 local governments in the state on any work day.
“Workers are, by this, expected 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,” the government warned.
The government also directed all local government chairmen to submit lists of attendance for the previous week on Wednesdays to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government via the email address: [email protected].”