9/29/2022
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‎NISA Chief raises salaries of agents, soldiers and employees ‎


Friday July 29, 2022



Mogadishu (HOL) - The Director of Somalia's intelligence agency, Mahad Mohamed Salad, said that he will raise the salaries for several sectors of the security agency's staff in a bid to boost employee morale and attract recruits.

The pay increase will bring NISA agents up to the average salary of other uniformed security officers in the Somali National Army.

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An officer with a post-graduate diploma or other specialized training will receive a 25% increase in their salary, from 400$/month to 500$/month. In contrast, an officer with a university degree will now take home 350$, up from the previous wage of 300$.

An individual with a high school diploma who received a salary of $200  has been bumped up to $300.

An employee with no educational qualifications used to receive $150 but will now be paid 200$ for their services. 

Finally, a security guard earning 150$ previously will now earn 200$.

The salary increase for the intelligence agents is said to have come after a review of payroll, which found many "ghost soldiers" - or individuals not active in the agency's operations - were earning paycheques despite or exercising rights and benefits to which they weren't entitled. ‎
 



 





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