Kaduna State Pension Bureau has commenced the payment verification for two batches of retirees and deceased pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS). This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isah.
Speaking in a statement she signed on Thursday, Prof. Salamatu said the exercise began on Tuesday and it will cover batches seven (7) and eight (8), and the exercise will last for two weeks.
She said, “Retirees and representatives of deceased pensioners that are participating in the payment verification exercise should ensure they come along with all the necessary documents.”
‘’Persons invited for the verification exercise must present a copy of the Death Certificate, in case of deceased pensioners, and an affidavit of next of kins.”
“Other pensioners are required to present valid means of identification, including voter’s cards, National ID cards, their employment letters as well as Affirmation Letters of Retirement, death, resignation or withdrawal from service.”
The statement further said that the pensioners are expected to present their Personnel Sub-head Number (PSN), bank details containing bank name, account number, BVN verification slip from the bank, and a recent statement of account, including their passport photograph and that of their next of kins, before payment.
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