• Borno to blacklist banks implicated in ghost-worker scam

    Borno to blacklist banks implicated in ghost-worker scam

    Borno State Government has said it would blacklist banks found to have connived with top government officials in the ghost-worker scam.

    Governor Kashim Shettima disclosed this at the weekend during an interactive session with journalists over non-payments of salaries.

    Shettima said the verification committee has fished out 13, 603 ghost workers in the ongoing biometric data capture exercise.

    The governor added that N1.6 billion has already been saved as the total wage bill stood at N1.1 billion.

    “The full wrath of the law will […]