FEDERAL GOVT SPLITS PAYMENT OF LIFE POLICY
Mrs Zainab Garba Aliyu, the Head, NTI Pensions and Welfare Unit, has said that payment of Federal Government employees who died in active service has been split into two groups for the purpose of paying group life policy to beneficiaries. Aliyu who made the disclosure in a circular titled: “Payment of Group Life Policy by Federal Government”, signed by her on Monday, July 23, 2018 and made available to the Bulletin, also said the agencies responsible for paying the benefits comprised of the Federal Ministry of Education (FME)and Office of the Head of Service of the Federation(OHSF).
According to her,the next-of- kins of those who died between July 2004 to February 2010; January 1, 2013 and December 22, 2013; December 23, 2014 and August 12, 2015 as well as August 14, 2016 and April 19, 2017 would receive their benefits from the OHSF. She explained that the next-of-kins of those who lost their lives in active service between March 1, 2010 and December 2012; December 23, 2013 and December 22, 2014; August 13, 2015 and august 13, 2016 as well as those who died between April 20, 2017 and May 19, 2018 would get their Group Life Policy payment from the FME.