Sunday, March 3, 2024

Obaseki Approves Over N1.5bn To Pay Pension Arrears

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved over N1.5 billion to clear the backlog owed 1,559 pensioners of local government councils in the state, which accumulated since 1986.

The Permanent Secretary/Chairman, Local Government Pensions Bureau, Washington Abbe, In a statement said the affected pensioners are requested to bring their documents to the Local Government Pensions Bureau on or before January 27, 2023.


“This is to inform all Edo State Local Government Pensioners that the State Government has graciously approved the immediate release of the sum of N1,509,333,776.26k (One Billion, Five Hundred and Nine Million, Three Hundred and Thirty-Three Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Six Naira, Twenty Six Kobo only) for the payment of all outstanding pension arrears to the affected 1,559 pensioners for the period of 1986 – 2021,” he stated.


“The affected pensioners are by this announcement requested to avail the Local Government Pensions Bureau with the following documents on or before 27th January 2023: Pensioners I.D Card; Photocopies of Biometric and Pay Advice, and Bank Statements from Date of Retirement to 31st December 2022. The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) should take note, please.”

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