FG Begins Execution of HR Module of IPPIS in Public Service

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By Dipo Olowookere

Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation says it has commenced implementation of the Human Resource Module of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) in the Federal Public Service to improve efficiency of the payroll system, enhance data integrity, eliminate ghost workers and consolidate staff records and management.

This was contained in a statement released to the press from the Public Relations Unit of the OHCSF.

In a Circular titled: “Implementation of Human Resource Module of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS)”, signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita and issued to all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government, the Head of Service directed that, all Public Servants currently enrolled in the IPPIS platform are required to complete online HR Data form at htt://verification.ippis.gov.ng, as the portal will be accessible from November 21, 2016.

The Circular further directed the Public Servants 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 was further disclosed that physical verification of submitted records and documents as well as biometric capturing of the Federal Public Servants will commence thereafter across the MDAs.

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