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FG List Pensioners In N25,000 Conditioner Cash Transfer Program

The Federal government has extended the recently approved N25,000 conditional cash transfer program…

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The Federal government has extended the recently approved N25,000 conditional cash transfer program, initially intended for other groups, to pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).

VerseNews reports that the decision was revealed in a statement by the Corporate Communications unit of the Pension Transitional Administration Directorate (PTAD) where it provided clarity on the CCT program to pensioners.

PTAD noted in its statement that the decision to include pensioners in the cash transfer program was a sequel to a meeting between PTAD, Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), pension union executives and pension desk officers of PTAD’s pension department earlier in October.

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The statement reads,“The Pension Transitional Administration Directorate (PTAD) and the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) during an interactive session with stakeholders including the Nigeria Pension Commission (PenCom), Pension Union Executives and Pension desk officers of the parastatals pension department on Wednesday October 18, 2023 clarified that pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) are part of the priority groups to benefit from the just approved N25,000 Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT).”

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