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FG to sanitize pension system, resolve pending payments —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration was working hard to sanitize the rot it met in the pension system in 2015.

President Buhari, who gave the assurance   at the launch of the micro pension plan floated by the national pension commission   at the presidential villa, Abuja, also promised to resolve all pending issues on pension payments.

He stated that the government is working tirelessly to sanitize some of the rot within the pension system.

He assured all Nigerians that the government remains committed to resolving all pending issues on pension payment in the federal public sector despite the lean resources of government.

He added that the dignity of retired public servants who sacrificed their lives for this country will be restored.

He ensured that all hard working Nigerians in the private sector, both formal and informal, can retire without fear.

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The president assured that the federal government will continue to support the pencom to ensure a successful roll-out of the micro pension plan, which will capture citizens that are not fully captured in the formal corporate sector.

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