Plateau Govt to settle pensioners via promissory notes

By Joshua Samuel/:

In furtherance of the determination of the Administration of Governor Simon Bako Lalong to settle Pension Liabilities, Plateau state Government has resolved to issue promissory notes for the settlement of Pension Arrears, Gratuity and Death Benefits of the State Pensioners.

This disclosure was made on Monday by the Permanent Secretary, Plateau state Ministry of Finance, Mr. Sani A. Yahaya,

Yahaya asserted that the Government has constituted a 27- Man Committee to carry out advocacy and sensitization of the State Pensioners in the three Senatorial Zones of the State whose itinerary are as follows:

Northern Zone- 19th January, 2021 Barkin Ladi-10am, Riyom-2pm 20th January, 2021 Jos South 10am, Bassa- 2pm, 21st January, 2021 Jos East-11am, Jos North-2pm.

Central Zone- 19th January, 2021 Bokkos-10am, Mangu-2pm, 20th January, 2021 Pankshin-10am, Kanke-2pm, 21st January, 2021 Kanam-10am.

Southern Zone-19th January, 2021 Qua’an-Pan-11am,Shendam-2pm, 20th January, 2021 Langtang South-10am, Mikang-2pm, 21st January, 2021 Langtang North-10am, Wase-2pm.

According to the announcement, the venues are the various pension union offices of the 17 Local Government Areas in the state.

“All State Pensioners are strongly advised to avail themselves for the exercise unfailingly, please.” he said.


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