Senate Orders Reinstatement Of 96 Sacked NIMC Staff, Payment Of One Year Salary To Others

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Updated July 24, 2013

Finally months of protests by staff of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have yielded some fruits.

Sacked staff of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) during a protest

The senate on Wednesday recommended that 96 of the disengaged staff of the commission who have additional qualification be reabsorbed.

Staff of the commission had on several occasions protested the disengagement of more than 3, 000 staff by the management.

However after investigations into the matter, the senate committee expressed concern over the severance package of the staff and recommended that each disengaged worker be paid one year salary as take home severance allowance.