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Biometric payroll will help erase ghost names – citizens

The implementation of a biometric payroll system supported by the World Bank has been hailed as a crucial step in eliminating ghost names and tackling embezzlement within the South Sudan government

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Following the government launch of a World Bank-supported biometric payroll, netizens have welcomed the move, commenting that it is a great step towards solving the issues of embezzlement, ghost names and senior staff that intentionally refuse to pay out salaries to respective employees.

It is a good permanent step, but only when implemented the right way,” said Beny Abra Lom


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The South Sudan government, through the Ministries of public service, human resource development, finance and planning, launched the biometric Payroll Management System supported by the World Bank on Thursday this week.

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Thanks goes to the World for introducing this biometric payroll to avoid ghost names,” commented Gloria Rojo.

Yesterday, media reports also state that the government disbanded a salary payment committee following complaints of harassment by senior state officials.

Civil servants in South Sudan’s public sector haven’t been paid salaries for close to seven months now.

A biometric payroll system is an electronic system that utilizes biometric technology to automatically gather and process employee time and attendance data offering enhanced security and data reliability compared to conventional methods by utilizing unique biological characteristics, such as fingerprints, iris patterns, facial features, voice prints, or palm vein patterns, to authenticate employee identities. This technology streamlines the payroll process, reduces the likelihood of fraudulent activities, and offers numerous benefits such as efficiency gains, eliminating errors, and ensuring timely salary preparation.

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