FG Approves N22.6bn for Workers’ Entitlements

The Federal Government is set to commence the final verification and payment of N22.6 billion entitlements to all former staff of the defunct Nigeria Airways.

This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by Mr. Paul Abechi, the Special Adviser on Media to the Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed.

The process will hold simultaneously in the three regional hubs of Lagos, Kano and Enugu.

According to Abechi, the payment exercises will hold at Sky-Power Catering, Ikeja, Lagos; ABC (former Nigeria Airways Office), Bank Road, Kano; and Villa Toscana Hotel, at 1 Aguleri Street, Independent Layout, Enugu.

The exercises begin Monday, October 15 till Monday, October 22, 2018 at the designated centers, except for Enugu which ends on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

The statement said: “Beneficiaries are expected to come along with the following documents to the centres: Letter of Appointment, Letter of Confirmation, Letter of Last Promotion, Letter of Retirement, NAL Identity Card, Other Means of Identification (National ID Card, International Passport, Driver’s License, etc), Particulars of Bank Account: A cheque slip or statement of Bank Account, Letter of Administration to be presented by Next-of-Kin (NOKs) in the case of deceased beneficiaries.

“Beneficiaries will be subjected to biometric data capture; beneficiaries should come along with copies of documents listed above for submission to the verification committee; beneficiaries are to be captured in an orderly manner, hence notice will be placed at the venue and specific date for capturing of each beneficiary will be indicated.”

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