The Federal Government said it had recorded a savings of about N220 billion when it commenced the implementation of the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System, IPPIS nine years ago.
A statement from the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, said that the amount is expected to increase when other agencies of government are enrolled into the platform.
The project implementation commenced at the Bureau of Public Service Reforms before its management was transferred to the office of the accountant-general of the federation.
According to a press statement by from the Accountant General's office, a total of 447 MDAs are already on the IPPIS platform while others are expected to be enrolled before the end of this year.
The statement reads in part, “The IPPIS initiative is aimed at improving the management of human resources and providing a centralised payroll system in the service.
“A total of 447 MDAs are already on IPPIS to date including all the core Ministries, Medical and Allied Health Institutions, Agencies under Ministry of Science and Technology, among others. 56 of them came on board in 2016. Savings of over N220bn have been recorded by IPPIS from inception to date.”