Katsina State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari has submitted a draft bill for the Establishment of Contributory Pension Scheme to the Katsina State House of Assembly. This was contained in a letter addressed to the Speaker of the House of Assembly, dated 9th July, 2020 and signed by the Governor.
The letter reads in part: “Rt. Honourable Speaker may wish to be informed that the State Government is making effort to establish contributory Pension Scheme for Employees in the Public Service of the State and Local Governments to reflect the provisions of the National Pension Law.”
“It is in view of the above that a Bill is drafted to establish the State Government Contributory Pension Scheme for Public Officers in the State and Local Government for your further legislative consideration.”
“As we anticipate your expeditious consideration on the request, accept the assurance of our high regards to you and the entire Honorable Members of the State House of Assembly, please.”