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PTAD pays N846.1M accrued arrears, gratuity



The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) said it had so far paid N846.1 million to 2,730 pensioners of the Civil Service Pension Department.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Gbenga Ajayi, PTAD’s Head of Corporate Communications, in Abuja on Friday.

Ajayi said that the sum paid was of an accrued arrears and gratuity owned by the pensioners.

He also said that the benefitted retirees ranged from previously verified pensioners not on the payroll, as well as those who did not receive their gratuity on retirement, and failed payments on the GIFMIS platform.

Ajayi said that the acting Executive Secretary, PTAD, Mr Sulayman Shelleng, said the payment was going to be continued until all accrued arrears were paid.

He assured other pensioners who were yet to receive their arrears to be calm as the directorate was working tirelessly to ensure that all outstanding arrears of pensions and gratuity were paid soon.

Ajayi uuoted Shelleng as assuring the DBS pensioners of the directorate’s continued strive to ensure that their welfare was promoted.

Nana Musa

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