The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has announced the payment of N846,146,987.71 to 2,730
pensioners of the Civil service Pension Department of an accrued arrears and gratuity owned the pensioners.
PTAD’s Head of Corporate Communications, Olugbenga Ajayi disclosed the development in a statement on Friday.
The arrears paid to the retirees, according to PTAD, ranged from previously verified pensioners not on the payroll, those who did not received their gratuity on retirement and failed payments on the GIFMIS platform.
In his remark, the Ag. Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Mr. Sulayman Shelleng, said, the payment is going to be continued until all accrued arrears are paid.
He assured other pensioners who are yet to receive their arrears to be calm as the Directorate is working tirelessly to ensure that all outstanding arrears of pensions and gratuity are paid soon.
He further assured DBS pensioners of the Directorate’s continued strive to ensure that their welfare is promoted.