Accountant General Directs MDAs to Move Payrolls to IPPIS
The Accountant General of the Federation Mr. Ahmed Idris has again advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government yet to comply with Mr. President’s directive to move their payroll to the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), or be ready for the consequences of their action, as the Treasury will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that Mr President’s directive is fully complied with.
Mr. Idris gave this advice while receiving the Ag. Inspector General of Police Mr. Abubakar Adamu who was at the Treasury House on a courtesy visit.
Commending the Nigeria Police for showing example by complying with the directive of the President and Commander-in-chief, the AGF said “ I want to place on record that the Nigerian police has fully been integrated into the IPPIS platform and their successful enrollment has paved way for the enrollment of the Nigeria Military, which has further demonstrated the robustness of the platform and our avowed commitment to a transparent, accountable and efficient management of the Nation’s funds in line with global best practice”
The AGF, also congratulated the Ag Inspector-General of Police on his appointment, describing it as well deserved and expressed optimism that given his sterling qualities and performances so far in office, the AGF prayed that the Acting IGP would soon be confirmed to a substantive Inspector- General of police.
Furthermore, the Accountant –General of the Federation underscored the enormous roles the Nigeria Police play in maintaining peace and security in the country, saying there is need for the Police to be supported with adequate funding. He assured the continued support of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in ensuring that all approvals due to the Nigeria police are timely released to enable them effectively deliver on their mandate to the Nigeria people .
Earlier in his remarks, the Ag Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, extolled the cordial relationship existing between the Nigerian Police and the OAGF, describing it as “a very strategic partnership in the business of policing the nation”.
He commended the Accountant –General of the Federation Mr. Ahmed Idris for his exemplary leadership which has culminated in the effective implementation of the various financial reforms which has helped the Nigeria police in meeting most her financial challenges.
Mr. Adamu called for more collaboration between the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police.
Oise D. Johnson
Head Press and Public Relations (OAGF)