"In relation to ghosts, the current management should prove and measure who benefited from ghost money, because what I understand by ghosts are people who never existed and someone was benefiting", said this Thursday the former Secretary General of the CPPPN, Lourenço Domingos da Costa.
Reacting to accusations of alleged "ghost officials", denounced on Wednesday by the current administration, he called the accusations "frivolous" and "without any foundation".
The new CPPPN management considered the previous management "very disorganized and confused", claiming that the table operated with "an excess of workers", almost 160, namely "some ghosts".
According to the person in charge, in the position since September 2019, in the outgoing management there was not an occupational qualifier and "no clear distinction in the attributions of each job" which caused a repetition of work by more than one person.
The outgoing management of the CPPPN also refuted the alleged excess of workers, considering that in the strategy of its dynamisation 'human resources were needed capable of meeting the institution's objectives'.
In the balance of 100 days of activity, the new management of the CPPPN reported that employees of the institution in Portugal and South Africa have been "without salaries for four years", blaming the previous management.
However, the previous management assured this Thursday that the body does not have employees in those countries, mentioning that in Portugal it had "only one employee who was paid locally".
"In South Africa there were employees on a precarious basis and who were not our responsibility. The Vault did not have employees seconded to the South African residence", he justified.
The CPPPN is one of the largest mutual associations in the country, and its general purpose is the organised expression of "solidarity and justice" among its members, ensuring their special and complementary social protection and that of their families.