August 11, 2022

The Jigawa state government has paid N1.215, 814, 335.15 as pension benefits for the month of June, 2022 to 550 retirees.

Addressing reporters on Monday at the pension board office, the Executive Secretary, Alhaji Kamilu Musa said the benefits were meant to address the problems of the retirees.

He explained that the beneficiaries of the death benefits were 33 and their retirement benefits stood at N90, 044, 141.21 million.

At least 38 beneficiaries of death benefits were 38 in number and N87, 957, 815.00 million was paid to them respectively.

Also in the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA), the beneficiaries were 29 while their benefits amounted to N89, 327,475.00 among others.

He explained that any retiree who does not receive his or her retirement benefit in time, his or her file did not reach his table.

He said the present administration under Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar does not joke with benefits of the retirees.

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