FG Plans Three Schemes For Retiring Civil Servants

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The Federal Government has developed three schemes for proper preparation toward exiting the service and smooth transition to retirement for employees in the Federal Civil Service. The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a media briefing to highlight government’s achievements from 2015 to 2018. She said the schemes were in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Bank of Industry and Bank of Agriculture.
She listed the schemes to include: pre-retirement training scheme, where prospective retirees are provided new skills to enable them have second career choices just before retirement. Others are Federal Civil Service Off-Boarding Scheme, which was a structural process for employees to exit from the federal civil service and the Civil Service Post-Retirement Service Scheme.
She said that the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, in a bid to enhance the welfare of staff across the service, has provided quality and affordable housing under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing.