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Chuks Udo Okonta
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said the commencement of 2022 online Verification and Enrolment exercise for retirees/prospective retirees of Federal Government Treasury-Funded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), would begin by June 20, 2022.
The pension sector regulator said those eligible for the 2022 verification and Enrolment exercise are:Employees of Federal Government Treasury-Funded MDAs scheduled to retire in 2022 and employees of Federal Government Treasury-funded MDAs who missed the enrolment exercises in previous years
It noted that the prerequisite for the enrolment would entails all retirees/prospective retirees to visit their PFAs and undergo the data recapture exercise. This, it said entails retirees/prospective retirees providing their personal details including their National Identity Number (NIN).
PenCom submitted that retirees/prospective retirees who had undergone the data recapture exercise earlier are not required to repeat it.
It said the enrolment options are as follows: Self-Assisted, noting that retirees/prospective retirees are required to visit PenCom’s website (www.pencom.com.ng) and upload their employment details as well as scanned copies of required documents before proceeding to their respective PFAs for physical verification and enrolment.
The step by step procedure for the Online Enrolment is hosted on the PenCom website, it said.
On Pension Desk Officer/PFA-Assisted, it said retirees/prospective retirees who are unable to complete the online registration for any reason could approach the Pension
Desk Officer of their respective MDAs or visit their PFAs for assistance.
PenCom submitted that verification and enrolment by all concerned must be completed on or before 31 August, 2022.