Civil Service Pension Department (CSPD)


Sulayman .Y. Shelleng | Director, CSPD

The Civil Service Pension Department (CSPD) is one of the operational departments of PTAD. The department is charged to facilitate the realization of the goals and objectives of pension administration in the civil service.


  • Implementation of policies, rules and regulations relating to pension matters under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS)
  • Ensure accurate payments are made to authentic Pensioners under the Civil Service jurisdiction
  • Facilitate the maintenance of an accurate and comprehensive database of pensioners under its jurisdiction
  • Management and maintenance of pensioners’ records & files
  • Prepare budgetary estimates for existing pensioners as well as outstanding liabilities and benefits of pensioners with genuine complaints
  • Prepare and Submit the Monthly Payroll of Civil Service Pensioners and issue payment instructions to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, OAGF through the GIFMIS platform for direct payment to pensioners
  • Respond to pensioners complaints, relating but not limited to, non-/under-/over-payment of pensions, gratuities, death benefits, etc
  • Carry out monthly payment analysis and payroll review and ascertain deficits in pension payments
  • Prepayment audit of all payment vouchers
  • Compliance audit to ensure government financial rules and regulations are complied with in all financial transactions
  • Review of Financial Statements – Transcripts, bank reconciliations, pensioners’ statement of claims etc.
  • Safeguarding the assets of the department
  • Periodic examination of systems and processes
  • Production of monthly audit reports
  • Certification of payment vouchers and other accounting books and records by use of Internal Audit Stamp
  • Collaborate with Pension Support and ensure periodic verification of civil service pensioners