The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has paid the sum of N846,146,987.71(Eight Hundred and Forty-Six Million, One Hundred and Forty-Six Thousand, Nine Hindered and Eighty-Seven Naira, Seventy-One Kobo) to 2,730 pensioners of the Civil service Pension Department of an accrued arrears and gratuity owned the pensioners.
The arrears paid to these retirees ranged from previously verified pensioners not on the payroll, those who did not receive 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.