Kwara Govt Stops Paying Pensioners


Kwara State authorities has halted the month-to-month allowance advantages to six,437 retirees within the state which took impact from July 2022. 

This occurred because of their failure to complete the verification train carried out for retired folks by the state authorities.

The state authority, in a press proclamation titled “Kwara State Authorities Receives Interim Report on Pensioners’ Verification”, given in Ilorin on Saturday stated that the retirees uncared for to current their data to a screening board comprised for the exercise.

Within the report the Focus Information received from THE PUNCH correspondent endorsed by the state Chief Press Secretary, Murtala Atoyebi, the general public authority expressed that out of a sum of 16,368 retirees within the state, simply 9,931 beneficiaries had been confirmed by the council.

It stated, “The Kwara State Authorities has gotten a break report on the examine apply on the State Pensioners.

“The State Authorities received a financial consortium in December final 12 months to do a checking apply on the State Pensioners due to the difficult difficulties hindered the sleek fee of pensioners.

The Interim Report offered by the physique demonstrated {that a} sum of 16,368 retirees was dealt with for screening out of which simply 9,931 had been checked legitimately.”

It added, “a sum of 6,437 beneficiaries uncared for to partake within the screening course of which was organized in throughout the 16 Native Authorities Areas of the State to facilitate the burden of the matured people.

“Subsequently, the state authority has coordinated the Workplace of the State Accountant Common to droop forthwith, fee to the affected pensioners from this month (July ) till they’re cleared.

“The Authorities urged all these with discrepancies of their documentation to shortly clear such with the Advisor whereas those who uncared for to point out up for the screening train should go to the Workers Growth School, Ilorin for his or her screening, starting from Monday, August 1, 2022,” the assertion stated.