The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in collaboration with stakeholders in the Pension industry, is to hold a two-day sensitization workshop on, “Eradication of pension fraud in Nigeria”, from Oct.5 to Oct. 6, in Abuja.
The Commission’s spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, who announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday, in Ilorin, added that the event had been scheduled for the NAF Conference centre, Abuja.
Uwajaren quoted the EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, as saying that the workshop would help highlight the areas of corrupt practices in pension administration and collectively develop strategies to curb the menace, which is threatening the country’s pensions industry.
The spokesman said that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, anti-corruption agencies, Legislators and the National Pension Commission (PenCom) were expected to grace the occasion.
Also, expected are: the Federal Ministry of Finance; Budget Office; National Union of Pensioners (NUP); Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD); Retirement Benefit Advisors; Pension Fund Administrators and Civil Society Organisations. (NAN)