Bayelsa clamps-down on fake certificate holders
The Bayelsa state government says the ongoing fight against payroll fraud, age falsification and fake certificates in the state public service was not meant to witch-hunt anybody, but to install sanity into the system and create room for unemployed youths.
This was disclosed by the state governor, Seriake Dickson while briefing newsmen at the government house in Yenagoa, on the gains of the state monthly transparency briefing.
Speaking at the briefing, governor Dickson who was represented by the deputy governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah retired, promised to sack erring public servants.
On his part, the commissioner for information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson said the state is a model to other states as a result of its monthly transparency briefing.
In attendance at the briefing were government functionaries as well as media practitioners from different media organizations.
Report by Dele Fasan