Civil service employees in Taiz:Corrupt officials referred to prosecution [Archives:2003/674/Local News]

October 6 2003

Taiz, Oct 4 – A number of corrupt officials affiliated to the civil service office in Taiz are to be referred to the public property prosecution. Those officials belong to the workforce department of the civil service office. They include the director, personnel manager, the information center manager and a few other employees.
This has come after starting a number of procedures adopted by the civil service minister and the Taiz Governor Judge Ahmed Abdullah al-Hajri.
According to sources in Taiz, the referred officials have employed people, who do not conform to employment conditions.
It has been revealed recently that the civil service officials in the city have gained millions of Yemeni Riyals as a result of illegally employing job seekers.
The officials have been held accountable for YR 100,000 offered to them as bribe.
Such violations have deprived many qualified university graduates from having jobs and therefore they remained unemployed for several years.