Cameroon government has reportedly recovered billions of money from accounts of dead civil servants. The information was released by the Department of Personnel Expenditure and Pensions of the Ministry of Finance. in one of his publications of this Tuesday, May 24, 2022 reports that thek is up to 18.6 billion FCFA

“The continuation of these transfers is the consequence of the relatively long period between the disappearance of the persons concerned and their notification to the payroll services, concludes the study conducted by this department between August 2019 and December 2021. Between January 2019 and February 2022 , the Treasury has thus achieved budgetary savings of around 140.3 billion CFA francs (about 228 million dollars) in this context, 5,181 cases of suspension for false acts having also been pronounced”, wrote Camer be .

Recall that in 2018, the Ministry of Finance launched a physical counting operation of state personnel called Coppe. Our colleague Cameroon tribune reported on August 4 that thanks to this operation in its first phase, the Public Treasury was able to save more than 35 billion FCFA per year. The operation was launched when the state payroll was 945 billion FCFA per year. It was therefore a question of cleaning up the state payroll file.