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INCOMPETENCE!!! Federal Government Wrongly Paid Millions Of Naira To 588 Doctors – Ngige Reveals



Chris Ngige

The Nigerian authorities has vowed to get better tens of millions of Naira wrongly paid to 588 medical docs.

Labour Minister, Chris Ngige spoke in a chat with State Home reporters in Abuja on Sunday.

Ngige stated the affected docs wrongly benefitted from the Medical Residency Coaching Fund meant for a specific class of docs.

Their names had been uncovered after a scrutiny of the 8,000 names submitted by Chief Medical Administrators of federal establishments.

He stated about 2,000 names ought to have been omitted as a result of they don’t have Postgraduate Reference Numbers of Nationwide Postgraduate Medical School and (or) that of the West African Postgraduate Medical School.

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The minister, nevertheless, disclosed {that a} substantial quantity of the cash had been refunded by a number of the well being personnel.

Ngige stated results of the primary spherical of scrutinization will probably be in comparison with the lists the Submit-Graduate Medical School and the Chief Medical Administrators offered.

He assured that when the authenticity of names submitted are verified, the Accountant-Basic pays the beneficiaries.

“We’re doing that verification as a result of we are not looking for what occurred final time in 2020 to reoccur”,

The minister added.