Despite the lingering hardship that had loomed large for better part of the outgone year on account of government’s
‘huge annual recurrent expenditure,’ the Federal Government is putting functional mechanisms in place to reduce its workforce.
The Nation reports that government is currently perfecting what it tags exit package for civil servants that will be leaving the service.
According to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed, the plan to reduce the size of the civil servants soonest, has become inevitable on account of the staggering amount of money that goes into maintaining them, especially via yearly recurrent expenditure. In doing this, which will, unavoidably lead to massive loss of jobs, it was gathered the government would begin with the merger of its agencies and parastatals, thereby bringing them within manageable limits.
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