FIC Report (Edo State) – The Edo State Government, will on Monday, May 16th, 2022, begin the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
In a statement made available by the office of the Special Adviser, Media Projects, Edo State Government, Mr. Cruso Osagie, the Permanent Secretary/Chairperson, Edo State Pensions Bureau, Mrs. Aikefe O. Aigbavboa, said the ‘I Am Alive Revalidation Exercise’ for all pensioners of the Edo State Government would take place from 9.00am to 4.00pm daily.
The statement quoted Mrs. Aigbavboa, as saying “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 9.00am to 4.00pm 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 are to be screened in their Local Government Areas (LGA) of residence.
The statement also revealed that, “Retired Heads of Service, Judges and Permanent Secretaries will be screened on Monday, 23rd and Tuesday, 24th of May, 2022 at the ICTA Hall, John Odigie-Oyegun Academy, GRA, Benin City from 9.00am to 4.00pm on each of the days.
“Pensioners in the Diaspora are to be screened via SKYPE”. She added.
Mrs. Aigbavboa directed retirees to come along with their biometrics slip and promised that necessary arrangements have been put in place to make the exercise stress-free.
By BESIRU ENAKHIMION,