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The FCT Health Insurance Scheme has been ordered to register pensioners.

FCTA Demands Pensioners’ Inclusion In FCT Health Insurance Scheme

The Director of the FCT Health Insurance Scheme has been ordered by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to register its pensioners in the scheme.

The permanent secretary of FCTA, Adesola Olusade gave the directive during a meeting with the officials of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, FCT chapter.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Director FCTA Human Resource Management, Bashir Muhammad mni, at the weekend.

It explained that the permanent secretary’s decision was to give the retired staff a sense of belonging as well as keep to the promise they had in December 2022, with the Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello.

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“We have directed that all FCTA pensioners should be enrolled in the FCT Health Insurance Scheme, and the registration is in progress, forms have been issued to the retirees to be filled so that they will be captured”

The statement said the FCT administration only owes its retired staff a consequential increment that arouse from the minimum wage implementation.

“What the FCTA is owing the pensioners is the consequential increment that arouse from the minimum wage implementation, we are on it. The budgetary processes have to be completed”

On the zero balance payment, the statement said: “The FCT pension department is also working with the Pensioners to ensure that everybody whose monies were deducted should be paid, they were given one week to complete the process.

“FCT administration has been applauded for not owing its pensioners. The only issue is between the bank and the consequential increment that has accrued as the result of the minimum Wage implementation.”