Some thoughtful workers in Osun State have excoriated the state government for requesting for their Bank Verification Numbers, close by other data which the administration asked for them to submit before Wednesday.
A percentage of the laborers at the state Civil Service Secretariat contended that the BVN was their own number and ought not be unveiled to anyone, in light of the fact that the number could be utilized to cheat them on the off chance that it misunderstood into hands.
One of the specialists said:-
“We have been on this staff review for a considerable length of time, yet it is as yet continuous. Regardless of the day by day staff screening, compensations are not consistent and they are presently requesting that we reveal our BVN. I trust they won’t request that we present our ATMs and their PIN the way they are going.”
A percentage of the specialists said they would not present the BVN on the grounds that they trusted the numbers were a bit much for the activity.
Our reporter located the round issued from the Department of Planning, Research and Statistics of the Ministry of Finance on Monday, asking common workers in the state to fill a structure showing their names, Chams Identity card number, BVN and financial balances. The BVN is one of the data set apart as compulsory on the structure.
The circular, with reference number AD/2/405/19 and dated February 18, 2016 glued at the Ministry of Women Affairs, was entitled, “Re: Cleaning of payrolls of state and nearby governments’ laborers in the State of Osun.”
The circular read, “Further to the circular letter with reference number AD/2/405/7 dated seventh September, 2015 on the above topic, I am coordinated to ask for each individual from staff of your service/division/organization to finish the configuration beneath which ought to be sent to the Ministry of Finance not later than Wednesday, 24th February, 2016.”
In the interim, the Peoples Democratic Party has reprimanded the state government for asking for laborers to unveil their BVN.
The representative for the PDP in Osun State, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, who said this, blamed Governor Rauf Aregbesola organization for wanting to squander an extra N35m on the finance cleaning, aside N97m the organization had professedly squandered on the same activity since 2010.