The former Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Chinelo Anohu- Amazu, yesterday handed over the mantle of leadership to an Acting Director-General, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar.
A statement by the Head, Communication PenCom, Mr. Emeka Onuora, said Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, will steer the activities of the commission pending the confirmation of the appointments of the new Executive Management of the commission by the Senate.
“The National Pension Commission (PenCom), wishes to notify the general public that following the replacement of its Executive Management by Mr President on April 13, 2017, an Acting Director-General, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, has been appointed to steer its activities pending the confirmation of the appointments of the new executives Management by the Senate.
“Although, this change has drawn a lot of press on PenCom, particularly in the print and social media, it is important to note that the transition has been successfully completed,” he said.
Onuora assured the public, especially registered members of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and retirees that the cardinal principle of PenCom is the safeguard of their pension assets and ensuring that retirees are paid their benefits as and when due, stressing that these objectives shall continue to be pursued with all the deserving commitment and dedication.