The Special Staff Verification Committee inaugurated by the Acting Chief Judge (Ag. CJ) of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi has uncovered sharp practices in the state judiciary.
The chairman of the committee, Alhaji Ibrahim Alhassan disclosed this while presenting the report, in Lokoja, the state capital.
He said that some retired and other deceased staff of the state judiciary still draw salaries and emoluments.
The report indicted the personnel department of the judiciary for alleged administrative negligence.
According to the report, lapses were discovered in the Personnel Department on improper documentation of staff information, as well as job description within the terms of reference.
This it stated contributed to a lot of administrative lapses in the system.
Alhassan explained that the report which is in two volumes, captured all the terms of reference handed the ommittee and made its recommendations.
The Ag. CJ said that the report will be thoroughly scrutinized before implementation.
He described as unfortunate some of the irregularities discovered, stressing the resolve of the management to equally carry out an in-house screening of the recommendations without fear or favour.
He commended members of the commitment for carrying out their assignment diligently and within stipulated time frame.