Jigawa State and Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme Board has commenced the payment of N741 million as terminal benefits to 382 beneficiaries who retired from service in July 2019.
This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the Board, Ahmad Fagam, in a news conference on Monday in Dutse, Jigawa. According to him, the amount includes retirement benefits, death pension, death pension balance, refund of 8% contribution and monthly pension. The payment covers retirees from state and local governments’ service as well as retirees from the Local Education Authorities.
He said, “Jigawa is up-to-date in the payment of entitlements to retirees which includes those who died in active service. The board and the state government will continue to ensure the welfare of its workers, for better service delivery and well-being of retirees after service.”