AGF Urges Pensioners’ Contribution To National Discourse

Spread the love

(Sundiata Post) – Accountant–General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris has called on Pensioners in the country to ensure that they contribute meaningfully to all issues affecting the growth and development of the nation.

Mr Idris made this call on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving members of the Association of contributory pensioners of Nigeria, who were at the Treasury on a courtesy visit.

“Your Association is made up seasoned experts and professionals in all aspects of nation’s life, as such it is a platform for advocacy not only for the memebers but for the the entire nation. You should have a say in all matters affecting the nation, given your experiences and qualifications, you definetly have a role to play in deciding what happenes in the nation.” the Accountant –General of the Federation maintained.

Related Story:  Manufacturers reject Ambode’s LUC, despite reduction

He pledged the support of the office of the Accounatant-General of the Federation to the association by patnering with them in the area of training and capacity development, saying it will enable the retirees offer their experiences to mentoring and training the staff of the Treasury to improve on their competencies and efficency on the job.

Mr. Ahmed Idris also commended the members of the association for championing the cause of the Pensioners in the country and urged them not to relent but to ensure that they use all legitimate means to draw the attention of the government to the plight of the pensioners in the Country.

Related Story:  MBAN to surmount land title bottlenecks through “Formula 131”

Earlier, the President of the Association Chief U.C. Ekpo, informed the AGF, that they were at the Treasury to thank him for the support he has shown them and to brief him on their preparations to hold a symposium in Abuja.

According to him the symposium which will hold in October, 2017 will feature the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as the special guest of honour and is expected to address issues bothering on the plight of the Nigerian pensioners.

The Association of Contributory Pensioners of Nigeria is the umbrella body for all retired public servants in Nigeria irrespective of profession or field.


Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Sundiata Post Media Ltd.

Address: 3rd Floor Office Suite, Bayelsa State Guest House, Plot 1038, Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
Tel: 08033083361, 08094208271 and 092900705
Whatsapp: 08053069436

Enugu Regional Office: SW 1 New Haven Shopping Mall, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Tel: +234(0)7062582838

London Office: 18 Belgrave Avenue, Wd18 7UE, Watford, United Kingdom.
Tel: +447417554143
Dubai Office: PAU Management Suite, Level 23 - Boulevard Plaza Tower 2, Emaar Boulevard,
P. O. Box 124342, Dubai, UAE.
Tel: +971 4 4096849 | Fax: +971 4 409 6850
About Us

SundiataPost is published by Sundiata Post Media Limited, Sundiata Post is Nigeria’s most authoritative online newspaper and ranks among the top five online news platforms in Nigeria.

Guild of Corporate online publishers
A Glance at Our Advert Rate.

Inside Pages

Size In Pixels - Amount

120×180 - N27,967.50

300×100 - N24,695

Text Link - N11,275

More Details info

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advert Rate