Authority fires 59 employees in relation to corruption

Addis Ababa, 3 January 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopian Customs and Revenue Authority announced the expulsion of 59 of its workers in connection to corruption.

The Authority stated that the workers were fired because they have illegally acquired wealth against Article 37 of the Authority’s charter that strongly forbids workers from corruptive means of accumulating wealth.

It is also indicated that five stages of evaluation and assessment were conducted on the workers expelled that have been working from lower to the rank of branch office administrative posts.

To fill the gap caused by the expelled workers, appropriate procedures are underway to recruit new workers, the Authority declares.