Edo begins revalidation exercise for pensioners


Governor Obaseki of Edo State.

Edo begins revalidation exercise for pensioners

By Valentine Amanze

The Edo State government, will on Monday, May 16, 2022, begin the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 local government areas of the state.

The Permanent Secretary /Chairperson, Edo State Pensions Bureau, Mrs. Aikefe O. Aigbavboa, stated this on Friday.

Her words: ‘I Am Alive Revalidation Exercise’ for all pensioners of the Edo State Government would take place daily from 9am to 4pm.

“It is hereby announced for the information of all pensioners of Edo State Government that the routine ‘I Am Alive’ Revalidation Exercise has been scheduled to hold from Monday, 16th to Friday 20th May, 2022 from 9 am to 4pm daily.”

The exercise, according to her, will be held in the Secretariat of each of the local governments across the state, with the exception of Oredo, which will take place at Imaguero College Hall, Sapele Road, Benin City.

The Pensions Bureau chairperson said that pensioners were to be screened in their Local Government Area (LGA) of residence, adding, “Retired Heads of Service, Judges and Permanent Secretaries are to be screened on Monday, 23rd and Tuesday, 24th May, 2022 at the ICTA Hall, John Odigie-Oyegun Academy, GRA, Benin City from 9am to 4pm each day.

“Pensioners in the Diaspora are to be screened via SKYPE. Retirees are kindly requested to come along with their biometrics slip.  Necessary arrangements have been put in place to make the exercise stress-free.”




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