The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Saturday said at least 184,979 retirees have benefited from the Contributory Pensions Scheme.
The Acting Director-General of PenCom, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, disclosed this at a retreat organised by Pension Operators (PenOp) in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
She said as at March 2017, the retirees were receiving pensions regularly with an average monthly pension payment of N6.7 billion.
She commended the Federal Government for providing stable, predictable and adequate source of income for employees.
Dahir-Umar, who was represented by the Head of Research...