President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Tuesday said that theNational Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) pilot exercise hasrevealed loopholes.
Speaking in Masii, Machakos County, President Uhuru Kenyattarevealed that about 2647 public servants are ghost workers with the numberscoming from the police force.
The figures consist of 1447 people from the National PoliceService, 1048 from the Administration Police and 152 from the Directorate ofCriminal Investigation.
Sadly the ghost workers have been receiving payment but arenowhere to be found as at to date.
Through the NIIMS systems, about Ksh 148 million in paymentswill be saved which accumulate to about 1.8 billion yearly.
Huduma Number clarification
Speaking from Masii, Machakos County the President rubbishedrumors 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 asreduce transaction cost from carrying multiple identification cards.