The Public Relation officer of the Nigeria Police Force , Csp Jimoh Moshood ,has debunked reports of non –payment of salaries to personnel, noting that Police Personnel across the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has been paid as at when due.
Moshood, made this known in an interview with newsmen Monday in Abuja
According to him‘‘Few Policemen who went on inquiry to the Mechanized Salary Section (MSS) in Kaduna State Police Command over complaint of Under-payment, Omission of their names on the Salary Payroll as a result of the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) handled by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, were immediately attended to and addressed by the Officer in Charge of the Mechanized Salary Section (MSS), Kaduna State Command in the early hours of today.
‘‘It is not correct that Police Personnel protested anywhere in the country because of non-payment of salary as reported in some media today or at any other time.
‘‘However, some challenges such as Under-payment, Omission of names on payroll, Non-payment and Over-payment of some Police Personnel experienced in the Eight (8) State Commands that have been enrolled on the platform of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) in the payment of August and September 2017 Salary have been taken up with the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation and its being promptly addressed’’ said Moshood
The Public Relation Officer also urged members of the public not panic but go about their lawful duties and other responsibilities without fear or apprehension.