The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has paid One (1) Month Pension Arrears to the tune of N842,808,921.52 (Eight Hundred and Forty Two Million Eight Hundred and Eight Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty One Naira, Fifty Two Kobo) only, to 11,331 pensioners of the defunct NITEL/Mtel in December, 2019.

The payment was made to the pensioners as part of the Federal Government’s commitment to reduce inherited pension liabilities.

The Executive Secretary, Dr Chioma .N. Ejikeme has assured pensioners that their welfare remains a priority to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration.