BY AMINU DALHATU
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Uba Sani has approved 3.1 Billion naira for the payment of gratuity for retirees and death benefits for families of the deceased under the Defined benefit Scheme and the Contributory Pension Scheme.
A Statement by the Spokesman of the governor, Mohammed Lawal Shehu says the approval was part of Governor Sani’s commitment in easing the hardship faced by the elderly, who are among the state’s most vulnerable.
According to the Statement, Governor Sani remains committed to ensuring that, upon retirement, workers who have served Kaduna State diligently to have their benefits .
It says Kaduna State Government through the State Pension Bureau is resolute in ensuring the continuity of the release of such payments for gratuity and death benefits to beneficiaries in the state.
The statement adds that, the full list and details of beneficiaries will be released by the State Pension Bureau in the coming days.