Detected anomaly to delay payment of arrears for some GES staff

The Deputy Controller General, Madam Grace Adzoe, on Thursday announced that some employees of the Ghana Education Service (GES) would not receive the programmed three months arrears as part of their February Salary Payment.

According to her, the anomaly was detected after the February payroll evaluation was conducted and assured the public that the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) had identified the affected persons and would pay them their due at the end of March.

She pleaded with the affected persons to exercise patience since it had taken steps to resolve the anomaly and asked any civil servant who had detected any mistake on his or her February salary to report to the payroll desk officers in their various districts.

Madam Adzoe made the announcement at the opening of a two-day educational forum on the mechanized payroll organized by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department for civil servants in Takoradi.

The forum, the fourth in the series nationwide, is to educate and explain the principles of the single spine pay policy as well as take suggestions from civil servants in order to improve the quality of payment.

The deputy Controller General revealed that 53 institutions on the government’s payroll had been migrated onto the SSSS so far  representing 90 per cent of organizations migrated.

Source: GNA

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