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Nearly 600 civil servants of retirement age in S. Sudan: ministry

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October 7, 2019 (JUBA) - 588 South Sudan government employees are above 65 years and should be retired from active service, a headcount by the Labour and Public Service ministry has indicated.

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S. Sudan cabinet affairs minister Martin Elia Lomoro (Photo KT Press)

Speaking to reporters in the capital, Juba on Friday, Cabinet Affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomuro the exercise found that there are 17,601 civil servants, 14,009 of who are present while the 3,052 are absent.

An adhoc committee from the Public Service ministry carried out head count exercise in a move aimed at reforming the civil service.

Lomuro said over 1,300 people were found to have been illegally employed by either their relatives or senior officials in government.

“People are employed whether they are qualified or not, depending on who is the leader, either at the top or somewhere in the middle at the ministry,” he said.

The minister, however, added that at least 50% of the civil servants currently serving the national government are between 27-44 years.

“This actually means we have a young people and this is commendable,” he stressed.

Lomuro further said there are 10,381 out of the 14,009 government employees who are due for promotion, but promotion is still pending.

“People are stuck, they have not been moving forward,” he added.

The Public Service ministry, he said, will extend a similar headcount to all the states in the country as part of strengthening the civil service.

In February, South Sudan launched its first payment of pensioners after the country’s independence from Sudan in July 2011.

(ST)

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  • 8 October 08:49, by Rumbek S. Sudan

    If the age of 50% government civil servants is from 27 - 44 years, have you also looked at their relevant qualifications and experiences in different government’s institutions? Go to the states and you will see a big mess than that of the national level. Those grandmothers and fathers who should take care of their grandchildren in the cattle camps are being recruited in the police among others.

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    • 8 October 22:01, by jubaone

      Rumbek
      This explains why your states are like shitholes. Perhaps a few skilled Equatorians would bring in some degree of sanity and civilization to your backward folks. Just wondering why the kiirminal thought as he ordered the creation of 32 states. It is not like dishing out food handouts. Educated jienges like you should go back to develop your luaks instead of hiding in the diaspora.

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      • 9 October 06:37, by Anthony

        Jubadog🐕🐶
        Lol this stupid nigger who pretends to be white or arab(pathetic) acting like equatorias some first world country.Many parts of equatoria have also always been shitholes.Your low IQ ass is always shooting yourself in the foot with these retarded remarks🤣

        https://radiotamazuj.org/en/news/article/eight-killed-in-revenge-attacks-in-kapoeta-official

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        • 9 October 06:47, by Anthony

          You should also call all the equatorian hiding as refugees in the diaspora to go back to there too,Nigger

          Ur obsession with jienges is funny. It’s clear that u dream of them in sleep and can’t go 1 second without having them in ur thoughts or mouth. U really are traumatized.Sad. Get a life you worthless bari cunt.😁🖕🏽

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          • 9 October 07:01, by jubaone

            Antonia jienguyu bastard,
            Go wash your filthy shithole bastard. No time for you. I interact with full SS and not some short-legged Bantu admixture or jienge leftovers. Wasaka ibn al kelb.

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    • 10 October 09:11, by Midit Mitot

      Bullshit! government without system,

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  • 8 October 12:50, by Kenyang ll

    The report merely scratches the surface. Visit one ministry, nearly entirely staff would be from the minster tribe, clan, family members exactly in that order. I advice you start with Presidency. If South Sudan were to forge ahead and move out of this mess, technical and brand new regime would be needed. You can’t clamp down old rotten systems with few new ones and expect different result.

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