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FG flags off verification, payment of entitlements to former Nigeria Airways staff

FG flags off verification, payment of entitlements to former Nigeria Airways staff

- The federal government will on Monday, October 15, flag off the final verification and payment of entitlements to all former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways

- The payment exercise is scheduled to run for one week, across Lagos, Kano and Enugu; and the various venues have been disclosed

- The affected ex-workers have also been directed to come with various documents needed for payment

The federal government will flag off the final verification and payment of entitlements to all former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways on Monday, October 15.

The development was made public in a statement released by Paul Ella Abechi, the new special adviser on media and communications to the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, Tribune reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the payment exercise is scheduled to run for one week, across Lagos, Kano and Enugu.

Abechi further disclosed that in Lagos, the exercise will take place at Sky-Power Catering, Ikaja; while for those in Kano, it will hold at ABC (former Nigeria Airways Office), Bank Road, Kano. Also, in Enugu, the venue is the Villa Toscana Hotel, No 1 Aguleri street, Independent Layout.

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The exercise will take place from Monday, October 15 to Monday, October 22, 2018 across the centers except in Enugu where it will end on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

The statement added: “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.

“That beneficiaries will be subjected to biometric data capture. That beneficiaries should come along with copies of documents listed above for submission to the Verification Committee.

“That the 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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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that the Ministry of Finance had on Monday, September 24, disclosed that the sum of N22.68 billion had been released as retirement benefits for workers who retired from the Nigeria Airways.

The release of the funds was approved following the directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Source: Legit.ng

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