Regularly check and update your SSNIT records…Public Sector workers told 

Regularly check and update your SSNIT records…Public Sector workers told 

Public sector workers especially those nearing retirement have been encouraged to regularly check and update their records with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to avoid unnecessary ininconvenience  during the payment of their retirement benefits. 

This they must do by checking their monthly financial statements to reconcile anomalies abbio-dataataf their beneficiaries before their   tirement was due. 

This came to light at a day’s sensitization workshop for 40 public sector workers who would be retiring this year in the Bono Region,  at Sunyani on Tuesday. 

The workshop was organised by the National Pensions Regulatory Authority in partnership with SSNIT and the Bono Regional Coordinating Councl .

The participants were taken through the formulusedse ideterminingng their Pensions and computation of their retirement benefits as well as lodging their benefits claim among others. 

Major concerns raised by the retirees weabout to age differences on their records with SSNIT and that of their employers,  and they were guided with the procedure to follow in resolving such issues. 

The. Sunyani Zonal Manager of NPRA William Ohene-Adjei in a remark urged workers on SSNIT to encourage othe,rs especially thself-employeded to en onnto the scheme to secure their future 

According to him the scheme was making prudent investments for the interest of workers and its sustainability. 

The SSNIT Corporate Affairs representative for the sunyani Area Levina Korama Kinny on her part indicated that SSNIT is working  hard to expand the scheme to cover more people especially the self employed in order to reduce old age destitutes in the country. 

The Deputy Director of the Bono Regional Coordinating Council Michael Kwabena Gyamfi commended NPRA and SSNIT for the training saying it will go a long way in addressing challenges pensioners go through in accessing their benefits. 


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