Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani has approved the release of the sum of N3.1 Billion for the payment of gratuity for retirees and death benefits for families of the deceased under the Defined Benefit Scheme and the Contributory Pension Scheme.
This announcement is in tandem with Governor Sani’s commitment in easing the hardship faced by the elderly, who are among the state’s most vulnerable.
It was made known in a statement signed by Muhammad Lawal Shehu, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kaduna State.
According to the statement, Governor Sani remains committed in ensuring that upon retirement,workers who have served Kaduna State diligently, have full access to what is rightfully theirs.
“The Kaduna State Government through the State Pension Bureau is resolute in ensuring the continuity of the release of these payments for gratuity and death benefits to beneficiaries in the state.
“The release of these funds will aid in ameliorating the ripple effects of current economic realities,especially for the elderly who have retired from active service.
“The full list and details of beneficiaries will be released by the State Pension Bureau in the coming days” it stated.