Nairobi county workers will be identified by biometrics in a fresh attempt to lock out ‘ghost workers’ and reduce the wage bill burden.

The workers will have their names in the systems and given badges that will be used to open the recently biometric doors —which uses fingerprint reader to unlock entrances.

ICT executive Charles Kerich said that the technology will enable to weed out ghost workers who have been illegally getting millions of money from the devolved unit.

“We will have all the workers identified and their details put in the system then get them badges to open the doors as currently at City Hall people walk in and out and you cannot tell if they are employees,” said Mr Kerich during the launch of the county’s data centre…