State govts urged to join contributory pension scheme




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PS Director Unity Glanvills Pensions Ltd., Mr Usman Suleiman, has appealed to to join contributory pension scheme.

Speaking with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in on Wednesday, Suleiman said that at present, only 15 the 36 states had joined the scheme.

“The states have continued to exhibit lukewarm attitude to the scheme and this is good for their workers.

“And among the states that have joined, majority them have complied fully with the requirements.

“The pension administrators will continue to tell workers to ensure that their various keyed into the scheme. [eap_ad_2] “If they do , it is the workers who will be losing of the many benefits that the scheme has to offer to those already in it.

“With each delay in joining the scheme, workers due for retirement will not find it easy to collect their benefits as well as collect their monthly pension on ,” he said.

Suleiman said that most of the pension administrators had accounts in the states that joined the scheme, adding that company present in 11 of the 15 states.

He said the administrators had resolved to be in the of continually putting smiles on the faces of the retirees.

According to Suleiman, the operators will not leave any stone unturned in moving the pension forward. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]