Contributory pension scheme for Edo LGA workers, primary school teachers to commence Jan 1

Our Reporter

The Edo State Government has said arrangements have been concluded for the commencement of the Contributory Pension Scheme for local council workers and primary school teachers who are paid from the Joint Local Government Account.

Speaking with journalists at the end of a 3-day sensitisation workshop on Contributory Pension Scheme for local government workers, the Edo State Head of Service, Mr. Isaac Ehiozuwa, said the workshop was organised to intimate workers under the Unified Local Government Service and Local Government Education Authorities (Teaching and Non-Teaching) on the benefits of the scheme.

He noted that the Edo State Government adopted the Contributory Pension Scheme at the state level on January 1, 2017, which has been running smoothly with both the state government and workers contributing their share to the scheme.

He added that there are other aspects of the scheme such as Group Insurance, which ensures that the next of kin of contributors who die…

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