Federal Public Servants in the country are to undergo fresh biometric capturing.
Already, a circular directing the public servants currently enrolled in the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform to complete online human resources data form from 21st November, 2016 has been issued.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, signed the circular titled: “Implementation of Human Resource Module of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS)” which was issued to all ministries, departments and agencies of Federal Government.
In it, the public servants were directed to submit hard copies of the completed form along with certified copies of accompanying documents to the Permanent Secretary (Common Services Offices), Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, through the Director, Human Resources of the respective MDAs on or before 15th December 2016.
It added that physical verification of submitted records and documents would commence thereafter across the MDAs.
The head of civil service said that the exercise would improve efficiency of the payroll system.
She also said that it would enhance data integrity, eliminate ghost workers and consolidate staff records and management.