Ogun State Authorities says it has inaugurated Contributory Pensions Scheme Assessment and Consequential Pensions Adjustment Committees to make sure improved welfare for the general public, civil servants, and pensioners.
It stated in a press release that this was in fulfilment of the Memorandum of Motion signed by the Ogun State Authorities and the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress.
The assertion stated the federal government and the organised labour within the state had signed a Memorandum of Motion on July 1, 2022, to place an finish to the strike and in addition settle the bottleneck round points referring to employees’ and pensioners’ welfare within the state.
Inaugurating the committees on the governor’s workplace in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Secretary to the State Authorities, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, stated the welfare of each serving employees and retirees was germane to the agenda of the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration, and it had set equipment in movement to begin the fee of gross wage from July 2022.
The state’s scribe tasked the committees to critically look at the operations and implementation of the Contributory Pension Scheme, to find out the improved variety of month-to-month pensions payable to retirees within the state and native governments, to cushion the impact of the present financial realities.
In his remarks, the Head of Service, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro, said that the current administration was irrevocably dedicated to the welfare of the civil servants and pensioners, and referred to as on employees to proceed to help the federal government.
The Ogun State Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Emmanuel Bankole, expressed optimism that the inauguration of the committees would tackle lingering labour points.
The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners within the state, Waheed Oloyede, admonished the committees to make sure speedy suggestions to spice up public confidence in authorities.