In a press statement issued on its website and obtained by PensionTalk, the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has postponed the verification exercise scheduled to start on Tuesday January 19,2021 sighting COVID-19 reason.
The statement reads:
“The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate hereby informs the general public that the proposed resumption of the walk-in verification of Pensioners at its HQ and state liaison offices for all pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) earlier scheduled for January 19, 2021 has been postponed till further notice.
“The postponement is in line with the Federal Government’s directive on ensuring safe practice of the Covid-19 protocols, through the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19.
“Pensioners under the Civil Service Pension Department (CSPD), the Police Pensions Department (PPD) and the Customs, Immigration, Prisons Pension Department (CIPPD) and Parastatal Pension Department (PaPD) will be affected by this suspension.
“We wish to assure all pensioners that have requested for the Walk in Verification that they will be contacted and scheduled for the exercise when the walk-in verification resumes.
“For pensioners with urgent complaints, please send your complaints to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or you can upload your complaints on PTAD website complaint link on www.ptad.gov.ng.”