RAMPANT PAYROLL FRAUD AND CORRUPTION INSIDE THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE TEACHING SERVICE COMMISSION & DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Young Grace Gavera, was brutally murdered by a man who was purportedly referred to as her boyfriend. Her death had exposed a deeply entrenched scandal that was rampant within the education department. It was the SALARY SCANDAL.
The murder suspect had operated under many different names and was issued with more than one ID card bearing different registration file numbers and schools signifying he was a teacher in those different schools.
Prior to the murder of Grace, this person has been seen Monday to Friday every week at the Fincorp House.
Most of the officers there know him as a money lender lending money to the officers at Fincorp. He was never thought to be a teacher because he was always seen at Fincorp chasing after his money. It was only after the murder of Grace that upon his apprehension by police who confiscated his IDs that exposed the various ID cards with different names bearing his face on all of them. This person was purportedly sitting on several payrolls designated as a teacher under different names. This issue has been going on for several years unnoticed and unscathed.
This confirms that there are officers inside the department of education who conspired with this person and others as well to steal from the State through salary fraud. At about the time of the murder and investigation into the salary fraud, we also heard that a very senior female officer in charge of the salary section who had her signature on the suspect's payroll application form was suspended pending investigation. She happens to be the wife of another department head of the employer of teachers, the Teaching Service Commission. So from here we can deduce that senior members of the Teaching Service Commission are directly or indirectly involved in the scandal because of the involvement of the wife of the senior officer who is allegedly said to be involved.
What has become of the investigation of late?
Whilst the parents and relatives of late Grace Gavera are anticipating the verdict from the court to compensate for the grief and loss, the payroll scandal that is somewhat prevalent in the Teaching Service Commission and the Department of Education has to be exposed and nailed on the cross for everyone to see.
When the storm calms down and the rain water dries up all seems to be normal and life goes on.
Teachers serving nationwide are usually suffering at the hands of some monsters operating inside Fincorp House under the pretext of education officers as well as officers of the TSC.
New graduates posted to schools are usually suffering in silence because their pays are delayed. Their registrations are not handled appropriately. Their resumption forms are not posted on time and even when posted they get mishandled etc...etc...
Besides all these compounded problems, officers inside the Fincorp Building speak the same language, know their feeding table and where their water tap is.
You get to one person to have your issues addressed and eventually he or she will lead you to the next and that person will lead you to another and that other will lead you to another until you get weary and worn out not for anything but for just one thing to be the most wanting object of trade and that is nothing other than "KOBLE" Through the chain reaction of getting connected from one officer to another, through the merry-go-round deeply corrupt ridden network, just imagine how much money is burnt along the way?
Imagine a poor teacher from Telefomin or Karamui coming in to Port Moresby to have his outstanding pays of K5,000 to claim and whilst doing so he has his tickets to purchase, his accommodation in Pom to deal with, his daily sustenance in the city, and besides the dirty filthy gluttonous officers at Fincorp who are waiting like hungry wolves wanting to gallop anything that goes down their throat? The poor teacher upon finally addressing his issue would have noticed that he had spent over K10,000 to just end up getting his K5,000! How would you feel if you were that person???
The prevalent salary fraud and double dipping and official corruption is rampant inside the Fincorp Building with officers employed by the TSC and the Department of Education who are just not being honest but very disdainful and dishonest to say the least!
Whilst at this juncture, seeing the Marape/ Steven Government professing to #Take_Back_PNG, I suppose there is a mega cleanup exercise conducted in the hierarchy of the Teaching Service Commission and the Department of Education to align them to the catch phrase #Take_Back_PNG!
By : Eragairma Yal
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