Mon. Sep 27th, 2021

National Pension Commission.

The National Pension Commission says the federal government has given an order to clear the outstanding pensions of its retirees under the contributory pension scheme.     

In a statement, the Director-General, Pension, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, informed all its stakeholders, particularly retirees of treasury-funded federal Ministries and MDAs that their unpaid retirement benefits, as well as the back log of death benefits will soon be paid.

According to the statement, payments for retirees and existing employees would take effect from July 2014.

It further stated that funds had already been made available for the settlement of the pension arrears.

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