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PTAD pays pensioners over N800m arrears

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has paid over N800m to 2,730 pensioners of the Civil service Pension Department being payment of accrued arrears and gratuity owned the pensioners.

A statement by PTAD’s Head, Corporate Communications, Olugbenga Ajayi says the pensioners that benefitted from the payment include verified pensioners not on the payroll, those who did not receive their gratuity on retirement and failed payments on the GIFMIS platform.

According to Statement, the Acting Executive Secretary of PTAD, Sulayman Shelleng, affirms that the payment will continue until all accrued arrears are paid.

Shelleng assures 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 assures DBS pensioners of the Directorate’s continued strive to ensure that their welfare is promoted.

Writing by Sade Orimolade; Editing by Oluwaseyi and Daniel Adejo