Give Accurate Data, Cross River LG Auditor-General Tells Pension Board

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Steve Caplin Pension Fund Money Box

The need for accurate register of entry into pension scheme by retirees and appropriate capturing of their data in
Cross River State has been advocated.

State Auditor-General for Local Government, Mr. Anthony Ayeni stated this during an interactive session of the state pension board forum in Calabar.

Ayeni said doing this will bring sanity and transparency into the board, pointing out that those captured will be attended to on first come, first serve basis.

He emphasized the need for verification of pension and gratuity vouchers before making payment, to allow transparency in the process.

The Auditor-General, who said that his office was out to assist the pension board to succeed, said that there is need to streamline the board operations and called for a synergy between his office and the pension board in order to strengthen the board’s services.

In her remarks, the State Head of Service, Mrs. Mary Theresa Ikwen said the retirees confidence on the activities of the board is guaranteed, urging that the confidence the Federal Government repossess on the board must be justified.

She assured them of prompt service delivery and advised the pension board to move in line with the technological age by shunning unnecessary bureaucracy.

“We must add value to the service as a proof that the 19,000 workers are productive for effective and efficient service delivery” she said.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

How Insecurity Affects The Lives Of Everyone In The Niger Delta

By Tarila Marclint Ebiede, The Conversation Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to


Wayas Urges Ayade To Join APC

By Nicholas Kalu, The Nation Newspaper A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Joseph


Beyond Profits – Review Of Host Community Provisions In Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 By We The People

By Archibong Jeremiah We The People – Centre for Social Studies and Development has reviewed the Host Community Provisions


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now