Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State has approved the release of N3.1 billion for the payment of gratuity to retirees and death benefits for families of the deceased under the Defined Benefit Scheme and the Contributory Pension Scheme.
This was contained in a statement by Muhammad Lawal Shehu, Chief Press Secretary to the governor.
It said Governor Sani remained committed to ensuring that upon retirement, workers who have served the State diligently have full access to what is rightfully theirs.
The statement further added that the 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,” the statement added.