Anyim Nyerere, Commissioner, Technical, PenCom, said this at a Workshop organised by the commission for Pension Desk Officers on Enrollment Application on Wednesday in Lagos.
Data obtained from PenCom’s website on Saturday revealed that the PFAs registered 9,236,841 RSA holders in January, while the number surged to 9,328,340 in April.
This was disclosed by the commission on its February monthly report.
Ortom made the clarification on Monday in Makurdi, while briefing journalists on the state of insecurity in Benue.
The pensioners made the appeal while reacting to the communique from the 22nd meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, which detailed their plans to leverage a portion of the accumulated pension funds and invest in infrastructure.
The Head Corporate Communication, PenCom, Peter Aghahowa, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday.
Acknowledging the robust experience of the newly confirmed Executive Commissioner in the private and public spheres of life, Kalu urged the new appointee to bring to bear his expertise in his role for the sake of effective administration of Pension matters in Nigeria.
The confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service Matters at the Senate Committee of the Whole.
President Buhari had forwarded nominations for vacancies in PENCOM to the Senate for consideration.
President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan, read the request as contained in a letter at plenary.
Ahmed stated this in Lagos at the Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie second private equity summit, with the theme: “Drivers, Disruptors and Unlocking Value.”
Peter Aghahowa, the Head of Corporate Communication of the National Pension Commission, has advised retirees to visit their Pension Fund Administrators in order to ascertain their level of qualification for the pension enhancement.
The National Pension Commission has directed all employers of labour covered by the Pension Reform Act 2014 to submit copies of their Insurance Certificates with the schedule of benefits to the commission before March 31.
The Association’s President, Abel Afolayan, who made this call at the 18th Edition of Pensioners Day in Abuja, alleged that contributory pensioners had not enjoyed the pension increment of 15 per cent and 33 per cent approved in 2007 and 2010 respectively.
The House of Representatives Committee on Pensions has frowned at the Nigeria Pension Commission for spending it’s Internally Generated Revenue without the approval of the National Assembly.
The National Pension Commission on Saturday said it would open the window for the transfer of Pension Fund Administrator tentatively by June 2020.
The National Pension Commission has said its pre-retirement verification exercise for 2020 retirees from Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies would end on August 2.
The Head, Corporate Communications Department, PenCom, Peter Aghahowa, at the inauguration of the two-day exercise said it was meant for employees who had attained the age of 60 or 35 years in service.
The National Pension Commission on Tuesday said it had begun verification and enrolment for Federal Government workers in Rivers and Bayelsa states retiring in 2020.
PenCom’s Head of Corporate Communication, Peter Aghahowa, made the call during the verification for year 2020 retirees in Owerri on Monday.