President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Tuesday said that the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) pilot exercise has revealed loopholes.
Speaking in Masii, Machakos County, President Uhuru Kenyatta revealed that about 2647 public servants are ghost workers with the numbers coming from the police force.
The figures consist of 1447 people from the National Police Service, 1048 from the Administration Police and 152 from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.
Sadly the ghost workers have been receiving payment but are nowhere to be found as at to date.
Through the NIIMS systems, about Ksh 148 million in payments will be saved which accumulate to about 1.8 billion yearly.
Huduma Number clarification
Speaking from Masii, Machakos County the President rubbished rumors that the registration exercise will capture once DNA.
He further said that the Huduma Number will enhance government service delivery with the young people having quick access to bursary.
The old will be able to access their pension as well as reduce transaction cost from carrying multiple identification cards.