NITEL/MTEL Pensioners Canvass For Support For PTAD, President Buhari

NITEL/MTEL Pensioners Canvass For Support For PTAD, President Buhari

The President of NITEL/MTEL Pensioners association, Ibrahim Dasuki Nakande, has appealed to all pensioners nationwide to give their unalloyed support to PTAD and President Muhammad Buhari as efforts are being made to address delayed in the payment of their pensions.

In a statement made available to Newsmen in Abuja, on Tuesday, Dasuki stated that, “At the Abuja stakeholders meeting, held in December 2021 only three agencies namely NITEL/MTEL, Delta Steel and NICON Insurance were still being owed pensions arrears as all organisations have been paid”

According to Dasuki, “At the stakeholders meeting, the Executive Secretary informed participants that he has been directed to compute and compile all outstanding pensions liabilities of agencies yet to be settled for the attention of the minister of Finance.”

Continue he states that, “Therefore, with prompt policy of the PTAD in addressing strongly the situation, PTAD will make necessary payment within the shortest time once Funds are released.”, He reassured.

He further appealed to the pensioners to give their unalloyed support to the Minister of Finance Hajia Zainab Ahmed Shamsuna and the Executive secretary of PTAD , Chioma Ejikemi, while commending the minister and the Executive Secretary for the proactive attention given to all pensioners under the Defined Benefit Pensions Scheme in the country.

“It will be recalled that the consequential pensions adjustments were addressed immediately after the Kano stakeholders meeting” He stated.

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