The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered the Director FCT Health Insurance Scheme to register its pensioners in the scheme.
The Permanent Secretary FCTA, Mr Adesola Olusade, gave the directive during a meeting with the officials of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, FCT chapter in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Director FCTA Human Resource Management, Malam Bashir Muhammad,
The Permanent Secretary said the decision was targeted at giving retired staff a sense of belonging as well keep to the promise they made in December 2022, with the Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello.
“We have directed that all FCTA pensioners should be enrolled in the FCT Health Insurance Scheme, and the registration is in progress, forms have been issued to the retirees to be filled, so that they will be captured”
The Permanent Secretary explained that FCT pension department is also working with the Pensioners to ensure that everybody whose monies were deducted are paid as soon as they complete the process.
“FCT administration has been applauded for not owing its pensioners.The only issue is between the bank and the consequential increment that has accrued as the result of the minimum Wage implementation”
By Remi Johnson,Edited by Grace Namiji