The Executive Secretary of PTAD, Dr. Chioma Ejikeme, today 15th November 2023, met with the executive members of the Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (ARPON), led by the Ag. President, AIG Paul O. Ochonu (Rtd.) who paid her a courtesy visit at PTAD Headquarters.

AIG Ochonu (Rtd.) stated that the purpose of their visit was to felicitate with the Executive Secretary on her re-appointment for a second term by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, which they believe is a testament to the lofty achievements recorded by the Directorate in her first tenure. He further expressed the Association’s satisfaction with Dr. Ejikeme and her entire management team and encouraged her to keep up with the good work while assuring the Executive Secretary of Association’s support.

The Executive Secretary in her remarks thanked the Association for their vote of confidence and called on all present to observe a minute silence in memory of the Late President of ARPON, Elder Steven Aiyewumi.

She reassured them of the unrelenting commitment of PTAD to the welfare of Pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme being managed by the Directorate, and informed them that the next step is to consolidate on the gains of the last ten years since the inception of PTAD.

Dr. Ejikeme also informed the association that PTAD is working assiduously with relevant Government authorities to resolve the issues bordering on harmonisation of pensions, pension increment, and the palliative promised by the Federal Government for vulnerable Nigerians.