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Salaries, compensations to be suspended beginning Dec.31

Varflay Kamara/Maximilian Kasseh,Jr.
The Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The Ministry of Finance says Civil Servants without National Identity will not get salary and compensation from the Government of Liberia beginning December 31, 2019.

According to a Finance Ministry release issued Monday, October 28, 2019, the National Identification Number is a mandatory requirement for receiving compensation from government.

The Finance Ministry observed that a large number of civil servants and employees across various Ministries and Agencies have not yet met the requirements against Government’s order.

Meanwhile, the Ministry is encouraging concerned employees to make efforts and ensure that they obtain their National Identification Cards from the National Identity Registry.

At the same time the Government of Liberia says salaries have been disbursed for over sixty institutions for the month of September.

Some of the institutions include the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Monrovia Consolidated School System (MCSS), Defense and Transport Ministries, National Transit Authority (NTA), University of Liberia (UL), Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Judiciary.

Others include the Jackson F.Doe Memorial Hospital,JFK Memorial Hospital, Bomi County Community College, FL Pension, National Commission for Disability and National Council of Chiefs and Elders among others.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance says salaries for the month of October for the UL, Tubman University and Zorzor Rural Teachers Training Institute. have been disbursed.

The release said that the payroll voucher of the Ministry of Health for September is being processed, while salary checks for the National Legislature for the months of August and September have been processed.

The Ministry says that it is processing salary checks for several other institutions that have presented payroll vouchers at varying times.


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