Buhari Agrees Minimum Wage For Pensioners
has approved the payment of new minimum wage to
The Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement
Directorate, Dr Chioma Ejikeme, disclosed this at a news
conference on Friday in Abuja.
She said that with the presidential approval, PTAD had been
empowered to start the upward adjustment of all
pensioners’ benefits according to the approved template.
Ejikeme said the adjustment of the new pension payment
would start from May 2021 adding that the payment of the
arrears would cover the period of the implementation of the
“The arrears from April 2019 will be paid along with the
pensioners’ monthly benefit starting from May 2021 payroll.”
She said that on April 22, a statement was released to
inform the public of the President’s sincerity to implement
the consequential adjustment on the pension benefits